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General Office Clerks

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $18.44
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for General Office Clerks *

Area Low Median High
U S
$12.75 $16.57 $21.21
Minnesota
$14.97 $18.44 $23.37
Central Minnesota
$14.43 $17.90 $22.19
Northeast Minnesota
$13.14 $16.70 $20.91
Northwest Minnesota
$13.36 $16.97 $21.13
Southeast Minnesota
$13.17 $16.87 $20.35
Southwest Minnesota
$13.16 $16.93 $20.51
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$15.94 $19.27 $24.39

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 52,080 workers employed in this very large career.

Where do General Office Clerks most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is shrinking.

There will be a need for about 64,449 new General Office Clerks to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for General Office Clerks
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 3,158,500 3,047,800 -110,600 -3.5%
Minnesota 2016 2026 Number Percent
Statewide 57,496 56,125 -1,371 -2.4%
Central Minnesota 5,701 5,774 73 1.3%
Northeast Minnesota 2,949 2,825 -124 -4.2%
Southwest Minnesota 4,197 3,975 -222 -5.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 35,413 34,500 -913 -2.6%
Northwest Minnesota 5,561 5,508 -53 -1%
Southeast Minnesota 4,266 4,163 -103 -2.4%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.