Information clerks perform routine clerical duties such as maintaining records, collecting data, and providing information to customers.
Although information clerks are employed in nearly every industry, many work in government agencies, hotels, and healthcare facilities. Most information clerks work full time.
Information clerks typically need a high school diploma and learn their skills on the job. Some employers prefer to hire candidates with some college education or an associate's degree, depending on the occupation.
The median annual wage for information clerks was $32,050 in May 2015.
Employment of information clerks is projected to grow 2 percent from 2014 to 2024, slower than the average for all occupations. Overall job opportunities should be good because of the need to replace workers who leave the occupation each year.
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