Office Clerks, General

2.0/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $16.98 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 95% (You are doomed)

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What do you think the risk of automation is?

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Office Clerks, General' job openings is expected to decline by -2.1% by 2030
'Office Clerks, General' 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 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Office Clerks, General' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Office Clerks, General' was $35,330, or $16.98 hourly
'Office Clerks, General' are paid 15.8% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as office clerks, general?

As of 2020 there were 2,788,090 people employed as Office Clerks, General within the United States.
This represents around 2.00% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 49 people are employed as Office Clerks, General.

Job description

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, office machine operation, and filing.

SOC Code: 43-9061.00

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