Salary for Correspondence Clerks

Also known as:  Claims Correspondence Clerk, Correspondence Clerk, Correspondence Representative, Correspondence Transcriber, Customer Service Correspondence Clerk, Fan Mail Editor, Medicare Correspondence Representative, Student Loan Correspondent helps management and administration professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Correspondence Clerks work inside of offices receiving large amounts of mail and email. Typically the positions are offered inside of large publishing or media companies as well as mail order companies and government offices. Clerks respond to these letters and emails that are not supervisory level. Information must be researched and gathered from various sources in order to supply the proper information to the customer. There are many skills needed for what may be perceived as a simple job, including the ability to use a computer, meet demands and provide accurate information. Correspondence Clerks must have a high school diploma and a 2-year degree may be required.

A Correspondence Clerk can earn a wage of between 24000 and 36000 depending on experience and domain knowledge. Correspondence Clerks receive a salary of Thirty Four Thousand Five Hundred dollars yearly.

Correspondence Clerks have the highest average potential salary in the District of Columbia, where they receive an average pay rate of approximately $46000. These people can get the best pay in Public Administration, where they can receive an average salary rate of $41350.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 16.64 percent nationwide in that time.
Correspondence Clerks tend to make the most in the following industries
Manufacturing $41,350
Public Administration $36,020
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $35,640
Management of Companies and Enterprises $35,180
Health Care and Social Assistance $34,800
Finance and Insurance $34,710
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Educational Services $27,310
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $31,420
Retail Trade $32,430
Transportation and Warehousing $32,710
Information $32,860
Other Services (except Public Administration) $32,970