Office Clerks, General
Perform duties too varied and diverse to be classified in any specific office clerical occupation, requiring knowledge of office systems and procedures. Clerical duties may be assigned in accordance with the office procedures of individual establishments and may include a combination of answering telephones, bookkeeping, typing or word processing, stenography, office machine operation, and filing.
Entry Level: $12.20/hr
Growth for Office Clerks, General
|2018 Jobs||2029 Jobs||Change (2018 - 2029)||% Change (2018 - 2029)
Industries Employing Office Clerks, General
|Industry||Occupation Jobs in Industry (2018)||% of Occupation in Industry (2018)||% of Total Jobs in Industry (2018)
|Colleges Universities, and Professional Schools||727||9%||8%
|Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (State Government)||683||8.5%||13.8%
|Local Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals||459||5.7%||2.9%
|Temporary Help Services||268||3.3%||3.6%
|Federal Government, Civilian, Excluding Postal||268||3.3%||1.5%
- Operate office machines, such as photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems, and personal computers.
- Answer telephones, direct calls, and take messages.
- Communicate with customers, employees, and other individuals to answer questions, disseminate or explain information, take orders, and address complaints.
- Maintain and update filing, inventory, mailing, and database systems, either manually or using a computer.
- Compile, copy, sort, and file records of office activities, business transactions, and other activities.