Financial Clerks

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
100%
risk level
POLLING
86%
Based on 53 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
-5.3 %
by year 2031
WAGES
$45,790
or $22.01 per hour
Volume
2,739,760
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
2.0/10

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Automation risk

100% (Imminent Risk)

Imminent Risk (81-100%): Occupations in this level have an extremely high likelihood of being automated in the near future. These jobs consist primarily of repetitive, predictable tasks with little need for human judgment.

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User poll

86% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted that it's very probable this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 100% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Financial Clerks will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Very slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Financial Clerks' job openings is expected to decline 5.3% by 2031

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Low paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Financial Clerks' was $45,790, or $22 per hour

'Financial Clerks' were paid 4.7% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 2,739,760 people employed as 'Financial Clerks' within the United States.

This represents around 1.8% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 55 people are employed as 'Financial Clerks'.

Job description

This category comprises of these occupations:
Bill and Account Collectors
Billing and Posting Clerks
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
Gambling Cage Workers
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
Procurement Clerks
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