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Financial Clerks 

What Financial Clerks Do

Financial clerks do administrative work for many types of organizations. They keep records, help customers, and carry out financial transactions.

Work Environment

Financial clerks work in a variety of office settings, including bank branches, medical offices, and government agencies. Most work full time.

How to Become a Financial Clerk

A high school diploma is typically required for most financial clerk positions. These workers usually learn their job duties through on-the-job training.


The median annual wage for financial clerks was $38,680 in May 2017.

Job Outlook Employment of financial clerks is projected to grow 9 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Employment growth will vary by specialization.

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