Salary for Correspondence Clerks

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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 find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

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 get salaries in a range of $28,010 to $54,570 based on education and experience. can earn an average wage of fourty thousand and seventy dollars on an annual basis.

can obtain the highest salaries in District of Columbia, where they can earn an average pay rate of just about $59,340. Employees who work in this job make the greatest compensation in Wholesale Trade, where they can get compensation, on average, of $43,970.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 35.38 percent nationwide in that time.


Correspondence Clerks tend to make the most in the following industries:

Other Services (except Public Administration)
Wholesale Trade
Public Administration
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Finance and Insurance

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Health Care and Social Assistance
Retail Trade
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing