Training Requirements for Office Clerks, General

Office clerks, general need a high school diploma or equivalent and short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Office clerks, general
Percent
Less than High School 3.7
High School 30.2
Some College 31.7
Associates Degree 12.6
Bachelors Degree 17.8
Masters Degree 3.3
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.7

Employment Outlook for Office Clerks, General

This represents about 3,062,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 95,000 more office clerks, general but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 756,000 more.

Typical Income for Office Clerks, General

Hourly Income

On average,office clerks, general make $15.87 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Office clerks, general $9.28 $11.20 $14.70 $19.01 $24.24
Office and administrative support occupations $9.95 $12.39 $16.37 $21.90 $28.46
Other office and administrative support workers $9.46 $11.60 $15.19 $19.49 $24.71
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, office clerks, general make $33,010 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Office clerks, general $19,300 $23,300 $30,580 $39,530 $50,410
Office and administrative support occupations $20,700 $25,760 $34,050 $45,550 $59,190
Other office and administrative support workers $19,680 $24,130 $31,590 $40,550 $51,400
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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