Working as a Message Clerk

There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a message clerk. For example, did you know that they make an average of $11.86 an hour? That's $24,670 a year!

What Does a Message Clerk Do

There are certain skills that many message 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.

How To Become a Message Clerk

If you're interested in becoming a message clerk, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 40.0% of message clerks have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 10.0% of message clerks have master's degrees. Even though some message 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 message clerk. When we researched the most common majors for a message clerk, we found that they most commonly earn bachelor's degree degrees or high school diploma degrees. Other degrees that we often see on message clerk resumes include associate degree degrees or master's degree degrees.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a message clerk. In fact, many message clerk jobs require experience in a role such as medical assisting extern. Meanwhile, many message clerks also have previous career experience in roles such as office support clerk or data entry clerk.

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Average Salary$24,670
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Message Clerk Demographics

Gender

Female

63.2 %

Male

36.8 %
Ethnicity

White

61.1 %

Hispanic or Latino

21.8 %

Black or African American

13.4 %
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Foreign Languages Spoken
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Message Clerk Education

Schools

Florida State University

9.1 %

University of Miami

9.1 %

North Lake College

9.1 %

Capella University

9.1 %
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Majors

Business

25.0 %

Psychology

16.7 %

Interior Design

8.3 %

Mental Health Counseling

8.3 %
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Degrees

Bachelors

40.0 %

High School Diploma

20.0 %

Associate

20.0 %

Masters

10.0 %
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Top Message Clerk Employers

1. Unisys
4.3
Avg. Salary: 
$69,637
Message Clerks Hired: 
1+
2. U.S. Navy
4.1
Avg. Salary: 
$53,690
Message Clerks Hired: 
1+
3. Knoll
4.8
Avg. Salary: 
$44,198
Message Clerks Hired: 
1+
4. Deutsche Bank
4.7
Avg. Salary: 
$108,645
Message Clerks Hired: 
1+
5. IBM
4.7
Avg. Salary: 
$84,673
Message Clerks Hired: 
1+
6. The Baker Company
4.6
Avg. Salary: 
$46,847
Message Clerks Hired: 
1+

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Updated October 2, 2020