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General Office Clerks Skills

Below are the skills needed to be general office clerks according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Active Listening3.753.5
Reading Comprehension3.753.5
Speaking3.623
Writing3.123.12
Time Management32.75

General Office Clerks Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be general office clerks according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Oral Expression3.883.62
Oral Comprehension3.753.62
Written Comprehension3.753.12
Written Expression3.623
Speech Recognition3.383.12

General Office Clerks Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be general office clerks according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Clerical4.195.12
English Language3.813.31
Customer and Personal Service3.443.72
Administration and Management3.012.51
Computers and Electronics2.893.1

General Office Clerks Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being general office clerks according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Interacting With Computers4.252.87
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates4.033.65
Getting Information3.893.6
Performing Administrative Activities3.723.13
Documenting/Recording Information3.542.5

General Office Clerks Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being general office clerks according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Integrity4.63
Attention to Detail4.45
Cooperation4.38
Self Control4.2
Dependability4.17

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
General Office Clerks

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in General Office Clerks jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim117,830 $34,760
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington99,470 $35,900
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land81,930 $38,860
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach59,810 $31,780
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell45,640 $30,570
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn42,490 $35,650
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue40,230 $40,450
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward38,970 $41,400
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale33,890 $36,390
Pittsburgh30,980 $33,110

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to general office clerks

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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