CLERK SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$29,000
$20,000
Min 10%
$29,000
Median 50%
$42,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Seton Medical Center
Highest Paying City
Urban Honolulu, HI
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.4 years
How much does a clerk make?
The national average salary for a Clerk in the U.S. is $29,601 annually or $14.23 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 22,000. The top 10 percent earn over $42,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $20,000 annually. Retail companies and Hospitality companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Alaska, Hawaii, Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire are some of the states with the best Clerk salaries in the US. The typical employment for a Clerk is 2.4 years.
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Data Clerk
$28,190

Average Clerk Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Clerk makes. The most abundant employment opportunities for Clerks are in Retail companies and Hospitality companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Clerks are Seton Medical Center and Kroger. If you can find a job at a company like Management & Training or Health Research, Inc., they also offer very competitive salaries to their Clerks.

Average Clerk Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Clerk in the United States is $29,601 per year or $14.23 per hour. The top city when it comes to Clerk salaries is Urban Honolulu, HI at $33,416 per year. Even an entry-level Clerk makes $23,000 per year in Urban Honolulu, HI. The highest earning states when it comes to Clerk salaries are Alaska, Hawaii, Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire. Georgia, Alabama, Texas, Mississippi, and Louisiana are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Urban Honolulu, HI
$33,416
2
Boston, MA
$30,748
3
Syracuse, NY
$30,264
4
Los Angeles, CA
$29,753
5
Seattle, WA
$29,632

Average Clerk Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Clerk works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Retail companies, Health Care companies, and Hospitality companies tend to have the highest salaries for Clerks. Retail companies pay their Clerks the highest wages, averaging $30,603 per year. Health Care companies and Hospitality companies pay well too, at $29,194 and $29,050, respectively. At $27,727, the average salary for Clerks in the Internet industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Retail
$30,603
2
Health Care
$29,194
3
Hospitality
$29,050
4
Professional
$28,927
5
Internet
$27,727

RECENTLY ADDED Clerk SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
10/31/2019
$31,305
Genesys Talent
Clerk
Los Angeles, CA
10/31/2019
$50,088
10/31/2019
$33,789
Robert Hadley Associates
Clerk
New York, NY
10/31/2019
$45,000
10/31/2019
$33,392
10/31/2019
$31,305
10/31/2019
$22,957
Uconn Health Center
Clerk
10/30/2019
$35,999
Mountain View Elementary-El Monte
Clerk
10/30/2019
$32,571
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Clerk
Houston, TX
10/29/2019
$22,275
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