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Clerk Typist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$32,000
$26,000
$32,000
$39,000
Clerks typist in the United States make an average salary of $32,150 per year or $15.46 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $26,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $39,000. If you like following the crowd, health care and hospitality companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out non profits, education, and health care companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, Nevada, Idaho, Colorado, and Minnesota provide the highest clerk typist salaries.
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Map of Clerk Typist Salaries

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Average Salary

Average Clerk Typist Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a clerk typist is roughly $32,150 per year, which boils down to $15.46 per hour. Interestingly enough, clerks typist have the highest salaries in Saint Paul, MN at about $32,136 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Saint Paul, MN is $20,000. Additionally, clerks typist make more than the average salary in Los Angeles, CA, Iowa City, IA, Brentwood, NY, Hazleton, PA, and Springfield, OH. On a more broad level, clerk typist salaries are highest in Washington, Nevada, Idaho, Colorado, Minnesota, West Virginia, and Wyoming. On the contrary, Nebraska, Missouri, and Oklahoma offer the lowest clerk typist salaries.

City
Average Salary
Saint Paul, MN
Saint Paul, MN
$32,136
$32k
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
$30,341
$30k
Iowa City, IA
Iowa City, IA
$29,174
$29k
Brentwood, NY
Brentwood, NY
$28,638
$29k
Hazleton, PA
Hazleton, PA
$28,436
$28k
Springfield, OH
Springfield, OH
$27,205
$27k
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Fort Lauderdale, FL
$26,309
$26k

High Paying Clerk Typist Jobs

Average Clerk Typist Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a clerk typist, being employed by a company such as LIBERTY HIGH SCHOOL or Glendale Junior/Senior High School would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Chino Valley and University of Iowa also report highly competitive salaries for clerks typist.

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Clerk Typist Salary History

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    Average Clerk Typist Pay By Industry

    Clerk typist salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with non profits, education, and health care companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a clerk typist can make a yearly salary of $33,036 while working for non profits companies. All the while, other clerks typist are making $32,994 at education companies and $32,883 at health care companies. One industry clerks typist may want to avoid is the finance industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $31,161.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Non Profits
    Non Profits
    $33,036
    $33k
    Education
    Education
    $32,994
    $33k
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $32,883
    $33k
    Insurance
    Insurance
    $32,858
    $33k
    Media
    Media
    $32,341
    $32k
    Hospitality
    Hospitality
    $31,880
    $32k
    Retail
    Retail
    $31,697
    $32k
    Government
    Government
    $31,420
    $31k
    Finance
    Finance
    $31,161
    $31k

    Clerk Typist Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a clerk typist can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Clerk Typist Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Fdc-Clerk Typist Specialist F/C-70014903-South Florida Reception Center
    Fdc-Clerk Typist Specialist F/C-70014903-South Florida Reception Center
    Miami, FL
    Miami, FL
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $19,966
    $19,966
    10/30/2020
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Fdc-Clerk Typist Specialist F/C-70014903-South Florida Reception Center
    Fdc-Clerk Typist Specialist F/C-70014903-South Florida Reception Center
    Fdc-Clerk Typist Specialist F/C-70014903-South Florida Reception Center
    Doral, FL
    Doral, FL
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $19,966
    $19,966
    10/30/2020
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Fdc-Clerk Typist Specialist F/C-70019972-Madison Correctional Institution
    Fdc-Clerk Typist Specialist F/C-70019972-Madison Correctional Institution
    Fdc-Clerk Typist Specialist F/C-70019972-Madison Correctional Institution
    Madison, WI
    Madison, WI
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $19,966
    $19,966
    10/30/2020
    Sierra Vista Unified School District
    Sierra Vista Unified School District
    Clerk Typist-Health Office Aides/7 Vacancies
    Clerk Typist-Health Office Aides/7 Vacancies
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    Sierra Vista, AZ
    Sierra Vista, AZ
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $30,262
    $30,262
    10/30/2020
    Clerk Typist II
    Clerk Typist II
    Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Fort Lauderdale, FL
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $22,068
    $22,068
    10/29/2020
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Fdc-Clerk Typist Specialist F/C-70031969-Hamilton Correctional Institution
    Fdc-Clerk Typist Specialist F/C-70031969-Hamilton Correctional Institution
    Fdc-Clerk Typist Specialist F/C-70031969-Hamilton Correctional Institution
    Jasper, IN
    Jasper, IN
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $19,966
    $19,966
    10/27/2020
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Fdc-Clerk Typist Specialist-F/C-70025957 Hardee Correctional Institution
    Fdc-Clerk Typist Specialist-F/C-70025957 Hardee Correctional Institution
    Fdc-Clerk Typist Specialist-F/C-70025957 Hardee Correctional Institution
    Bowling Green, KY
    Bowling Green, KY
    10/25/2020
    10/25/2020
    $19,966
    $19,966
    10/25/2020
    Clerk Typist CL
    Clerk Typist CL
    Noank, CT
    Noank, CT
    10/20/2020
    10/20/2020
    $39,284
    $39,284
    10/20/2020
    Clerk Typist 3
    Clerk Typist 3
    Philadelphia, PA
    Philadelphia, PA
    10/20/2020
    10/20/2020
    $35,364
    $35,364
    10/20/2020
    Seven Oaks General Hospital Inc.
    Seven Oaks General Hospital Inc.
    Clerk-Typist
    Clerk-Typist
    Clerk-Typist
    Churchill, PA
    Churchill, PA
    10/03/2020
    10/03/2020
    $38,443
    $38,443
    10/03/2020