File Clerks

1.4/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $17.48 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 85% (Robots are watching)

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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'File Clerks' job openings is expected to decline by -11.9% by 2031
'File Clerks' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'File Clerks' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'File Clerks' was $36,360, or $17.48 hourly
'File Clerks' are paid 20.5% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as file clerks?

As of 2021 there were 85,460 people employed as File Clerks within the United States.
This represents around 0.06% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as File Clerks.

Job description

File correspondence, cards, invoices, receipts, and other records in alphabetical or numerical order or according to the filing system used. Locate and remove material from file when requested.

SOC Code: 43-4071.00


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Henry David Thoreau (No chance) says
There are lots of anti-technologist out there that simply will hire people over moving to robots. People usually do this job as an on the side job with many other important helping tasks they could do to benefit a company.
Apr 11, 2019 at 11:25 PM

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