"database," "computer entry," and "office procedures" aren't the only skills we found data clerks list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of data clerk responsibilities that we found, including:
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming a data clerk. We found that 39.1% of data clerks have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 3.3% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While some data clerks have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's possible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every four data clerks were not college graduates.
Those data clerks who do attend college, typically earn either business degrees or accounting degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for data clerks include health care administration degrees or general studies degrees.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become a data clerk. We've found that most data clerk resumes include experience from Cass Information Systems, ARA, and Armstrong Flooring. Of recent, Cass Information Systems had 2 positions open for data clerks. Meanwhile, there are 1 job openings at ARA and 1 at Armstrong Flooring.
Since salary is important to some data clerks, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at Zachry Holdings, Armstrong Flooring, and Chapters Health System. If you were to take a closer look at Zachry Holdings, you'd find that the average data clerk salary is $36,597. Then at Armstrong Flooring, data clerks receive an average salary of $32,407, while the salary at Chapters Health System is $30,857.
For the most part, data clerks make their living in the professional and technology industries. Data clerks tend to make the most in the transportation industry with an average salary of $30,942. The data clerk annual salary in the manufacturing and professional industries generally make $30,119 and $29,514 respectively. Additionally, data clerks who work in the transportation industry make 17.5% more than data clerks in the education Industry.