Clerk salary in Chicago, IL

Average salary
Based on 378 income tax records
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How much do Clerks make?
The average total salary for a Clerk is $39,000 per year. This is based on data from 378 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Clerk and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Clerk salary can vary between $17,500 to $82,500 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

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Chicago Public Schools, Cook County, IL
18 income tax records
$42K – $82K
USPS, Cook County, IL
73 income tax records
$19K – $89K
Cook County, Cook County, IL
54 income tax records
$33K – $63K
City Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
19 income tax records
$20K – $65K
Walmart, Cook County, IL
11 income tax records
$18K – $85K

Clerk demographics in Chicago, IL

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87% are single
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13% are married
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40% have kids
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16% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Clerks in Chicago, IL

378 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a clerk in Chicago, IL is $39,000 per year. Clerk salaries in Chicago, IL can vary between $17,500 to $82,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 378 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as clerk.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for clerks near Chicago, IL: Chicago Public Schools ($60,500 a year), USPS ($51,000 a year), and Cook County ($49,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for clerks near Chicago, IL: Chicago, IL ($39,000 a year), Bloomington, IL ($39,000 a year), and Joliet, IL ($37,000 a year).
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
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.