Administrative clerks compile, verify, record, authorize, and issue licences, permits, applications, contracts, and requisitions, by hand or by computer. They prepare reports, maintain inventories, and perform related clerical duties.
Human resources clerks assist personnel officers and human resource specialists. They compile, maintain, and process information relating to staffing, recruitment, training, labour relations, performance evaluation, classification, and related clerical activities.
Court clerks prepare court dockets/exhibits and perform other support functions in courtrooms. They also update/maintain court office indexes and files on court actions/decisions.
1. Public administration - 26.0%
2. Health care and social assistance - 14.0%
3. Finance and insurance - 9.0%
4. Retail trade - 5.0%
5. Wholesale trade - 5.0%
6. Educational services - 5.0%
7. Transportation and warehousing - 4.0%
1. Depending on your chosen job in this field, you'll have different educational requirements.
2. To be an administrative or human resources clerk, you usually need a high school diploma and college or other courses in business or personnel administration. You may also need some clerical experience.
3. To be a court clerk, you must have a high school diploma and receive on-the-job training.With additional training/experience, you may move up the ranks to become a supervisor or officer.
4. Many recent entrants have either an undergraduate university degree or a community college diploma.
1. Computer Basics - Word and Excel
3. Business English
The average hourly wages for Administrative Support Clerks is $16.72/HR, which is close to the average for occupations in the business, finance and administration sector and are close to average for all intermediate occupations. These wages grew at an average rate from 2002 to 2004.