What Office Clerks Do
General office clerks perform a variety of clerical tasks, including answering telephones, typing documents, and filing records. Although general office clerks are employed in nearly every industry, many work in schools, healthcare facilities, and government offices. About 1 in 4 worked part time in 2014.
How to Become a General Office Clerk
General office clerks typically need a high school diploma or equivalent. Most learn their skills on the job.
Pay - Job Outlook
The median hourly wage for general office clerks was $14.22 in May 2015. Employment of general office clerks is projected to grow 3 percent by 2024, slower than the average for all occupations.