|Quick Facts: General Office Clerks|
General office clerks perform a variety of clerical tasks, including answering telephones, typing documents, and filing records.
Although general office clerks are employed in nearly every industry, many work in schools, healthcare facilities, and government offices. Some work part time.
General office clerks typically need a high school diploma or equivalent. Most learn their skills on the job.
Overall employment of general office clerks is projected to grow $pc.toString().replaceAll("^\-","") percent from 2020 to 2030, $gra.
About $tools.number.format('#,###',$op) openings for general office clerks are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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