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Clerk salary in the United States

Average salary
$29,000/yr
Based on 36,868 income tax records
$16,500
$60,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$16,500
$60,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Clerk in the United States is $29,000 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 36,868 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Clerk salaries in the United States can vary between $16,500 to $60,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Clerk salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
455 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$27K – $49K
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Harrisburg Metro Area, PA
244 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$28K – $45K
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
120 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$24K – $46K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
436 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$26K – $44K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
604 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$24K – $45K
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Urban Honolulu Metro Area, HI
122 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$26K – $40K
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New York Metro Area, NY
1,692 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$24K – $45K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
488 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$25K – $42K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
1,076 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$24K – $43K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
945 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$24K – $41K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
165 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$24K – $44K
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Allentown Metro Area, PA
108 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$25K – $43K
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Columbus Metro Area, OH
274 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$25K – $39K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
949 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$24K – $43K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
299 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$22K – $41K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
284 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$25K – $41K
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Albany Metro Area, NY
172 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$25K – $40K
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Springfield Metro Area, MA
128 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$23K – $38K
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Providence Metro Area, RI
277 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$23K – $39K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
253 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$24K – $36K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
269 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$24K – $38K
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Cincinnati Metro Area, OH
380 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$23K – $39K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
918 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$23K – $38K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
289 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$23K – $39K
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Buffalo Metro Area, NY
103 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$22K – $40K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
558 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$23K – $38K
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Omaha Metro Area, NE
115 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$23K – $41K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
317 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$23K – $39K
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Dayton Metro Area, OH
129 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$23K – $36K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
406 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$21K – $39K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
490 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$23K – $37K
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Cleveland Metro Area, OH
211 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$22K – $37K
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Ogden Metro Area, UT
100 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$25K – $35K
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Memphis Metro Area, TN
224 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$23K – $37K
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Worcester Metro Area, MA
123 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$23K – $38K
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Salt Lake City Metro Area, UT
107 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$23K – $39K
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Hartford Metro Area, CT
150 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$21K – $39K
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Cape Coral Metro Area, FL
103 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$22K – $35K
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New Orleans Metro Area, LA
159 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$23K – $36K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
291 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$23K – $36K
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New Haven Metro Area, CT
100 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$23K – $42K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
365 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$23K – $37K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
493 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$22K – $37K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
937 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$22K – $37K
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Albuquerque Metro Area, NM
103 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$21K – $36K
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Jacksonville Metro Area, FL
225 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$22K – $37K
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Tampa Metro Area, FL
371 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$22K – $37K
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Knoxville Metro Area, TN
116 income tax records
$28,000/yr
$21K – $35K
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Nashville Metro Area, TN
227 income tax records
$28,000/yr
$21K – $37K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
546 income tax records
$28,000/yr
$22K – $37K

Clerk salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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USPS, Montgomery County, OH
10 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$59K – $70K
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Chicago Public Schools, Cook County, IL
17 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$48K – $63K
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The City Of New York, Kings County, NY
10 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$40K – $54K
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County Of Alameda Auditorcontro, Alameda County, CA
11 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$44K – $49K
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State Of Massachusetts, Essex County, MA
10 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$43K – $53K
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Cook County, Cook County, IL
30 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$42K – $51K
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City And County Of San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA
13 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$23K – $51K
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State Of New York, Rensselaer County, NY
10 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$38K – $53K
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Los Angeles County, Los Angeles County, CA
118 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$37K – $51K
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US Department Of Defense, Bexar County, TX
11 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$34K – $46K
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City Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
19 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$38K – $53K
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The University Of Iowa, Johnson County, IA
17 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$37K – $49K
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Clark County School District, Clark County, NV
11 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$30K – $43K
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Costco Wholesale, Maricopa County, AZ
11 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$28K – $45K
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Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade County, FL
19 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$34K – $46K
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Safeway, Snohomish County, WA
11 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$34K – $45K
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State Of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD
17 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$36K – $46K
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State Of New Jersey, Mercer County, NJ
10 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$36K – $43K
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Contra Costa County, Contra Costa County, CA
32 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$36K – $43K
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City Of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA
11 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$19K – $42K
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City Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
27 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$32K – $42K
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WinCo Foods, Sacramento County, CA
11 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$23K – $45K
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Puget Consumers Coop, King County, WA
11 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$33K – $38K
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University Of Michigan, Washtenaw County, MI
15 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$34K – $39K
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The Stop & Shop Supermarket, Fairfield County, CT
15 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$22K – $40K
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Harris County, Harris County, TX
42 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$30K – $43K
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Clerk Comptroller Palm Beach C, Palm Beach County, FL
14 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$31K – $36K
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H‑E‑B, Bexar County, TX
10 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$27K – $41K
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DeMoulas Super Markets, Essex County, MA
11 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$22K – $42K
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Kroger, Arapahoe County, CO
14 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$28K – $38K
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Tarrant County, Tarrant County, TX
15 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$32K – $37K
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Stater Bros. Markets, San Bernardino County, CA
42 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$26K – $39K
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Dallasco County Of Dallas, Dallas County, TX
26 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$31K – $35K
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State Of Hawaii, Hawaii County, HI
11 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$30K – $36K
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ACME, Cape May County, NJ
11 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$22K – $39K
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County Of Allegheny, Allegheny County, PA
18 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$31K – $36K
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National Finance Center, Jackson County, MO
18 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$28K – $36K
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Bel Air Markets, Sacramento County, CA
13 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$23K – $36K
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Copa Exec Off Bur Of Comm Pay, Cumberland County, PA
17 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$29K – $50K
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Fort Bend County, Fort Bend County, TX
10 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$28K – $34K
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Vons, San Diego County, CA
19 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$28K – $42K
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Trader Joe's, Los Angeles County, CA
21 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$23K – $34K
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Maricopa County, Maricopa County, AZ
13 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$28K – $35K
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Ralphs, Los Angeles County, CA
28 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$22K – $42K
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Bexar County, Bexar County, TX
18 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$26K – $32K
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County Of Delaware, Delaware County, PA
12 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$24K – $33K
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Albertsons, Los Angeles County, CA
11 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$22K – $43K
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Raley's, Sacramento County, CA
29 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$24K – $32K
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Jewel-Osco, Cook County, IL
28 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$20K – $30K
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Houston Isd, Harris County, TX
47 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$22K – $28K

Clerk demographics in the United States

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72% are single
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28% are married
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37% have kids
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25% own a home

Clerk salaries by age

$0
$8,000
$16,000
$24,000
$32,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Clerks in the United States

36,868 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a clerk in the United States is $29,000 per year. Clerk salaries in the United States can vary between $16,500 to $60,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 36,868 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as clerk.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for clerks in the United States: USPS ($65,500 a year), Chicago Public Schools ($54,000 a year), and The City of New York ($51,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for clerks in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($37,500 a year), Harrisburg Metro Area, PA ($35,000 a year), and San Jose Metro Area, CA ($34,500 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.