General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

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About this program

A program that prepares individuals to provide basic administrative support under the supervision of office managers, administrative assistants, secretaries, and other office personnel. Includes instruction in typing, keyboarding, filing, general business correspondence, office equipment operation, and communications skills.

Career Opportunities

General Office Clerks

perform duties too varied and diverse to be classified in any specific office clerical occupation, requiring knowledge of office systems and procedures. Clerical duties may be assigned in accordance with the office procedures of individual establishments and may include a combination of answering telephones, bookkeeping, typing or word processing, office machine operation, and filing.
$37770
No degree required
Personality Match

Insurance Claims Clerks

obtain information from insured or designated persons for purpose of settling claim with insurance carrier.
$45070
No degree required
Personality Match

Word Processors and Typists

use word processor, computer, or typewriter to type letters, reports, forms, or other material from rough draft, corrected copy, or voice recording. May perform other clerical duties as assigned.
$42630
No degree required
Personality Match


Cargo and Freight Agents

Ed Burns from Burns Logistics
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expedite and route movement of incoming and outgoing cargo and freight shipments in airline, train, and trucking terminals and shipping docks. Take orders from customers and arrange pickup of freight and cargo for delivery to loading platform. Prepare and examine bills of lading to determine shipping charges and tariffs.
$47170
No degree required
Strong job growth
Personality Match

Order Clerks

receive and process incoming orders for materials, merchandise, classified ads, or services such as repairs, installations, or rental of facilities. Generally receives orders via mail, phone, fax, or other electronic means. Duties include informing customers of receipt, prices, shipping dates, and delays; preparing contracts; and handling complaints.
$37660
No degree required
Personality Match

File Clerks

file correspondence, cards, invoices, receipts, and other records in alphabetical or numerical order or according to the filing system used. Locate and remove material from file when requested.
$36140
No degree required
Personality Match


Correspondence Clerks

compose letters or electronic correspondence in reply to requests for merchandise, damage claims, credit and other information, delinquent accounts, incorrect billings, or unsatisfactory services. Duties may include gathering data to formulate reply and preparing correspondence.
$40070
No degree required
Personality Match

Procurement Clerks

compile information and records to draw up purchase orders for procurement of materials and services.
$45400
Associate's degree
Personality Match


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