Average Base Pay
15.12% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level File Clerks role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $22,250. A File Clerks candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $26,010. A person in a mid-career File Clerks role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $31,450 a year. File Clerks with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $38,710. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a File Clerks role’s annual salary averages $47,630 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every File Clerks position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $31,450 higher than the national average for File Clerks positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions File Clerks roles that can advance both internally and with another company.