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Information Clerks

Information Clerks
Quick Facts : Information Clerks*
2010 Median Pay$29,990
Entry Level Education              

Work Experience in Related OccupationNone
Number of Jobs, 20121,605,300
Job Outlook7% (Slower than average)
Employment Change108,900

Information clerks give administrative and clerical support in an array of settings. They help maintain records and collect data while being well-versed with the information they need to provide for any inquiries.

What Information Clerks Do

  • Keep records and information
  • Help colleagues and customers with routine administrative work
  • Prepare and locate records and information that colleagues and customers need
  • Ensure that colleagues and customers follow proper procedures

Work Environment

Information clerks work in medical offices, government agencies, law offices, and private businesses. Most work full time.
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Job Outlook

Employment of information clerks is expected to grow by 7 percent from 2010 to 2020, however, employment growth will vary by specialty.
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The average salary of information clerks was $29,990 in May 2010.
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Becoming a Information Clerks

A high school diploma is enough for most positions, but some employers prefer workers who have some education beyond high school. Most information clerks are trained on the job in the policies and procedures of the business or government agency that employs them.
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