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Working as a Junior Clerk

There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a junior clerk. For example, did you know that they make an average of $15.08 an hour? That's $31,370 a year!

Between 2018 and 2028, the career is expected to grow -4% and produce -110,600 job opportunities across the U.S.

What Does a Junior Clerk Do

There are certain skills that many junior clerks have in order to accomplish their responsibilities. By taking a look through resumes, we were able to narrow down the most common skills for a person in this position. We discovered that a lot of resumes listed organizational skills, detail oriented and customer-service skills.

When it comes to the most important skills required to be a junior clerk, we found that a lot of resumes listed 26.5% of junior clerks included customer service, while 10.2% of resumes included payroll, and 9.8% of resumes included telephone calls. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.

When it comes to searching for a job, many search for a key term or phrase. Instead, it might be more helpful to search by industry, as you might be missing jobs that you never thought about in industries that you didn't even think offered positions related to the junior clerk job title. But what industry to start with? Most junior clerks actually find jobs in the professional and non profits industries.

How To Become a Junior Clerk

If you're interested in becoming a junior clerk, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 32.5% of junior clerks have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 3.9% of junior clerks have master's degrees. Even though some junior clerks have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become a junior clerk. When we researched the most common majors for a junior clerk, we found that they most commonly earn bachelor's degree degrees or high school diploma degrees. Other degrees that we often see on junior clerk resumes include associate degree degrees or diploma degrees.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a junior clerk. In fact, many junior clerk jobs require experience in a role such as cashier. Meanwhile, many junior clerks also have previous career experience in roles such as sales associate or administrative assistant.

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Average Salary$31,370
Job Growth Rate-4%

Junior Clerk Jobs

Junior Clerk Career Paths

Top Careers Before Junior Clerk

Cashier
15.3 %

Top Careers After Junior Clerk

Cashier
10.8 %

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Average Salary for a Junior Clerk

Junior Clerks in America make an average salary of $31,370 per year or $15 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $38,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $25,000 per year.
Average Salary
$31,370

Best Paying Cities

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Recently Added Salaries

Job TitleCompanyCompanyStart DateSalary
Junior Clerk-Justice Court
Junior Clerk-Justice Court
Fergus County
Fergus County
03/12/2020
03/12/2020
$29,21803/12/2020
$29,218
Junior Clerk
Junior Clerk
San Francisco Unified School District-Coe
San Francisco Unified School District-Coe
07/21/2019
07/21/2019
$42,03207/21/2019
$42,032
Junior Clerk
Junior Clerk
System One Services
System One Services
06/20/2019
06/20/2019
$21,05806/20/2019
$21,058

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Junior Clerk Demographics

Gender

female

67.4 %

male

26.7 %

unknown

6.0 %

Ethnicity

White

58.1 %

Hispanic or Latino

21.6 %

Black or African American

9.3 %

Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

71.0 %

French

9.7 %

Portuguese

3.2 %
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Junior Clerk Education

Majors

Business
23.7 %

Degrees

Bachelors

32.5 %

High School Diploma

26.8 %

Associate

14.7 %

Top Colleges for Junior Clerks

1. University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

In-State Tuition
$55,584
Enrollment
10,764

2. Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC

In-State Tuition
$3,926
Enrollment
9,835

3. Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

In-State Tuition
$54,568
Enrollment
8,451

4. Ball State University

Muncie, IN

In-State Tuition
$9,896
Enrollment
15,529

5. University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

In-State Tuition
$56,225
Enrollment
19,548

6. Baruch College of the City University of New York

New York, NY

In-State Tuition
$7,262
Enrollment
14,629

7. Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green, OH

In-State Tuition
$11,105
Enrollment
13,729

8. SUNY at Binghamton

Vestal, NY

In-State Tuition
$9,808
Enrollment
13,990

9. Cedar Crest College

Allentown, PA

In-State Tuition
$39,216
Enrollment
1,303

10. Villanova University

Villanova, PA

In-State Tuition
$53,308
Enrollment
6,819
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Top Skills For a Junior Clerk

The skills section on your resume can be almost as important as the experience section, so you want it to be an accurate portrayal of what you can do. Luckily, we've found all of the skills you'll need so even if you don't have these skills yet, you know what you need to work on. Out of all the resumes we looked through, 26.5% of junior clerks listed customer service on their resume, but soft skills such as organizational skills and detail oriented are important as well.

  • Customer Service, 27.8%
  • Telephone Calls, 10.9%
  • Payroll, 9.2%
  • Appropriate Person, 9.0%
  • Office Supplies, 5.3%
  • Other Skills, 37.8%
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What do you like the most about working as Junior Clerk?

I like this job because of which man's mind gets widespread. And through this he meet high qualified person. Show More

What do you NOT like?

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Top Junior Clerk Employers

1. Super Center Concepts
4.1
Avg. Salary: 
$28,863
Junior Clerks Hired: 
30+
2. City of Cleveland
4.3
Avg. Salary: 
$38,341
Junior Clerks Hired: 
15+
3. Visiting Nurse Service of New York
4.6
Avg. Salary: 
$48,758
Junior Clerks Hired: 
5+
4. San Francisco Unified School District
4.7
Avg. Salary: 
$40,460
Junior Clerks Hired: 
3+
5. Delta Air Lines
4.8
Avg. Salary: 
$35,512
Junior Clerks Hired: 
3+
6. Exelon
4.8
Avg. Salary: 
$69,035
Junior Clerks Hired: 
3+

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Updated October 2, 2020