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Salary, Wages, Pay: Office Clerks, General




Median annual earnings of general office clerks were $22,770 in May 2004; the middle 50 percent earned between $18,090 and $28,950 annually. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $14,530, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $35,810. Median annual salaries in the industries employing the largest numbers of general office clerks in May 2004 were:

Local government $25,880
State government 24,970
Elementary and secondary schools 23,500
Colleges, universities, and professional schools 23,160
Employment services 20,910