As a business office clerk, you will be the jack-of-all-trades in the office. You will do clerical tasks like typing, editing memos, filing records, and answering phones. You will often help your employer with administrative duties.
Business office clerks' jobs may change from day to day and also are different depending on where you work. Office clerks are needed in health care facilities, schools, government offices, and just about any other place of business.
To be a business office clerk, you will need a high school diploma or GED. You can learn job skills while working on the job and most training takes about one month. On the job, you will learn office procedures, use of office equipment, phone etiquette, and some computer applications. The median salary of a business clerk is about $29,000 per year. You can make more the longer you work in a business office.