Clerk salary in the United States

Average salary
$31,500/yr
Based on 46,269 income tax records
$16,500
$67,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
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56+
 
$24K
 
$31K
 
$34K
 
$34K
 
$33K
$16,500
$67,000
How much do Clerks make?
The average total salary for a Clerk is $31,500 per year. This is based on data from 46,269 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Clerk and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Clerk salary can vary between $16,500 to $67,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Clerk salary by location

Clerk salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Walmart, Los Angeles County, CA
19 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$18K – $76K
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USPS, Arapahoe County, CO
10 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$40K – $93K
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Bnsf Railway Company, Tarrant County, TX
12 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$58K – $75K
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County Of Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, CA
10 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$46K – $72K
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Chicago Public Schools, Cook County, IL
18 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$42K – $82K
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Best Buy Co, Jackson County, MO
14 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$52K – $80K
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City Of Spokane, Spokane County, WA
10 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$38K – $60K
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City And County Of San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA
18 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$29K – $73K
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Costco Wholesale, Riverside County, CA
12 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$23K – $63K
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Cook County, Cook County, IL
54 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$33K – $63K
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County Of Alameda Auditorcontro, Alameda County, CA
19 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$24K – $58K
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State Of New York, Rensselaer County, NY
11 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$34K – $68K
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San Diego County Superior Court, San Diego County, CA
12 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$27K – $61K
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Trustees Of The University Of, Philadelphia County, PA
12 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$29K – $53K
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The City Of New York, Kings County, NY
19 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$25K – $75K
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State Of Massachusetts, Suffolk County, MA
16 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$18K – $56K
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Contra Costa County, Contra Costa County, CA
52 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$25K – $57K
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National Finance Center, Suffolk County, NY
10 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$27K – $59K
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Clark County, Clark County, NV
11 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$37K – $66K
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Kroger 701, Pierce County, WA
20 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$22K – $54K
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Mediterranean Shipping, Charleston County, SC
11 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$28K – $45K
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The University Of Iowa, Johnson County, IA
28 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$20K – $57K
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City Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
19 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$20K – $65K
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Midland County Texas, Midland County, TX
11 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$35K – $53K
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State Of Maryland, Prince George's County, MD
15 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$26K – $47K
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State Of New Jersey, Mercer County, NJ
10 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$30K – $57K
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City Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
40 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$28K – $54K
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State Of California, Sacramento County, CA
16 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$20K – $56K
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Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade County, FL
31 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$26K – $70K
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City Of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA
15 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$18K – $94K
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University Of Michigan Payroll O, Washtenaw County, MI
24 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$26K – $50K
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Kroger 011, Delaware County, OH
10 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$26K – $46K
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ShopRite, Middlesex County, NJ
11 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$26K – $63K
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ChristianaCare, New Castle County, DE
13 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$27K – $53K
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The Stop & Shop Supermarket, Worcester County, MA
12 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$25K – $59K
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Dillon Companies 620, Arapahoe County, CO
23 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$20K – $47K
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Tarrant County, Tarrant County, TX
27 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$28K – $46K
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Harris County, Harris County, TX
72 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$26K – $54K
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Dallasco County Of Dallas, Dallas County, TX
37 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$25K – $47K
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Trader Joe's, Los Angeles County, CA
23 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$21K – $46K
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State Of Hawaii, Honolulu County, HI
22 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$22K – $45K
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Kroger, Hamilton County, OH
49 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$18K – $50K
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Maricopa County, Maricopa County, AZ
25 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$26K – $44K
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Copa Exec Off Bur Of Comm Pay, Cumberland County, PA
24 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$20K – $56K
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Stater Bros. Markets, San Bernardino County, CA
83 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$18K – $56K
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County Of Allegheny, Allegheny County, PA
30 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$27K – $39K
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Bel Air Markets, Sacramento County, CA
30 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$17K – $48K
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Houston Isd, Harris County, TX
68 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$19K – $40K
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El Paso Independent School District, El Paso County, TX
23 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$18K – $31K

Clerk demographics in United States

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72% are single
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28% are married
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33% have kids
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29% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Clerks in United States

46,269 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a clerk in the United States is $31,500 per year. Clerk salaries in the United States can vary between $16,500 to $67,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 46,269 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as clerk.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for clerks in the United States: Walmart ($70,500 a year), USPS ($67,000 a year), and Bnsf Railway Company ($63,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for clerks in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($40,500 a year), Seattle Metro Area, WA ($37,000 a year), and Los Angeles Metro Area, CA ($37,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.