Office Clerks, General

Prospects: Very Favorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth
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, stenography, office machine operation, and filing.

Current openings

Administrative Clerk 29
Office Clerk 47

Number of positions

2012: 104,410    2014: 107,600

Annual job postings

New: 1,590    Replacement: 1,760
(Total: 3,350)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
High school diploma or equivalent

Work experience:

On-the-job training:
Short-term on-the-job training

Education level achieved by workers


Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.