OFFICE
CLERK

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Perform duties too varied and diverse to be classified in any specific office clerical occupation, requiring knowledge of office systems and procedures. Clerical duties may be assigned in accordance with the office procedures of individual establishments and may include a combination of answering telephones, bookkeeping, typing or word processing, office machine operation, and filing.

OTHER JOB TITLES

Administrative Clerk (Admin Clerk), Clerical Aide, Clerical Assistant, Clerk, General Clerk, Office Assistant, Office Clerk, Office Services Specialist, Office Support Assistant

JOB TASKS

  • Operate office machines, such as photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems, and personal computers.

  • Answer telephones, direct calls, and take messages.

  • Communicate with customers, employees, and other individuals to answer questions, disseminate or explain information, take orders, and address complaints.

  • Maintain and update filing, inventory, mailing, and database systems, either manually or using a computer.

  • Compile, copy, sort, and file records of office activities, business transactions, and other activities.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • Workers on average earn $19.05/hr. – $39,620 annual.
  • Projected Growth (2019-2029) Decline (-1% or lower)
  • Projected job openings (2019-2029) 317,500

REQUIRED EDUCATION

High school diploma/GED or Associate’s Degree

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