File Clerk Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$26,000
$21,000
$26,000
$31,000
File clerks in the United States make an average salary of $26,069 per year or $12.53 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $21,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $31,000. If you like following the crowd, professional and health care 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 professional, health care, and insurance companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, and Nevada provide the highest file clerk salaries.
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Map of File Clerk Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where File Clerks earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average File Clerk Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Alaska, Washington and Oregon, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for file clerks. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are North Carolina, Tennessee, and Mississippi.

Average File Clerk Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a file clerk, working for Bio-Reference Laboratories or Fox Rothschild might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Jeff Wyler Automotive Family and Hendrick Automotive Group report highly competitive salaries for file clerks.

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Average File Clerk Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, file clerk salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that professional, health care, and insurance companies tend to offer much higher salaries for file clerks. For example, file clerks make a whopping average salary of $26,754 while working for professional companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $26,395 at health care companies and $26,029 at insurance companies. But file clerks may want to avoid working in the government industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $24,745.

Industry
Average Salary
Professional
Professional
$26,754
$27k
Health Care
Health Care
$26,395
$26k
Insurance
Insurance
$26,029
$26k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$25,940
$26k
Finance
Finance
$25,810
$26k
Retail
Retail
$25,672
$26k
Government
Government
$24,745
$25k

File Clerk Salary History

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File Clerk Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a file clerk 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 File Clerk Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
File Clerk
File Clerk
07/29/2020
07/29/2020
$30,742
$30,742
07/29/2020
File Clerk
File Clerk
Fort Wayne, IN
Fort Wayne, IN
07/29/2020
07/29/2020
$25,774
$25,774
07/29/2020
File Clerk
File Clerk
San Diego, CA
San Diego, CA
07/17/2020
07/17/2020
$33,392
$33,392
07/17/2020
Focus of Georgia, Inc.
Focus of Georgia, Inc.
Filing Clerk
Filing Clerk
Filing Clerk
Atlanta, GA
Atlanta, GA
07/16/2020
07/16/2020
$20,870
$20,870
07/16/2020
Randstad
Randstad
File Clerk-1St. Shift
File Clerk-1St. Shift
File Clerk-1St. Shift
Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL
07/15/2020
07/15/2020
$29,218
$29,218
07/15/2020
File Clerk
File Clerk
07/13/2020
07/13/2020
$27,131
$27,131
07/13/2020
Mortgage File Clerk
Mortgage File Clerk
07/11/2020
07/11/2020
$25,044
$25,044
07/11/2020
File Clerk
File Clerk
Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis, MN
07/10/2020
07/10/2020
$29,218
$29,218
07/10/2020
File Clerk
File Clerk
Portland, OR
Portland, OR
07/08/2020
07/08/2020
$29,218
$29,218
07/08/2020
Aerotek
Aerotek
Filing Clerk
Filing Clerk
Filing Clerk
Saint Paul, MN
Saint Paul, MN
07/07/2020
07/07/2020
$28,175
$28,175
07/07/2020