There are currently an estimated 3,117,700 office clerks in the United States. The office clerk job market is expected to shrink by -1.0% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are office clerks?

CareerExplorer rates office clerks with a C employability rating, meaning this career should provide moderate employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will lose -26,000 office clerks. That number is based on the retirement of 5,700 existing office clerks.

What’s the supply of office clerks?

The office clerk industry is concentrated in Texas, California, New York

Office Clerk job market by state

State Name Employed Office Clerks
Texas 355,300
California 320,800
New York 187,360
Florida 176,520
Pennsylvania 154,400
Illinois 152,210
Ohio 100,760
Michigan 98,420
North Carolina 83,080
Georgia 81,860
Virginia 81,350
Wisconsin 73,170
Washington 70,440
New Jersey 70,060
Indiana 61,110
Massachusetts 60,620
Minnesota 55,750
Tennessee 54,760
Arizona 48,150
Maryland 45,690
Colorado 44,300
Missouri 43,940
Louisiana 38,140
Oregon 34,610
Kentucky 34,240
South Carolina 30,710
Iowa 30,240
Alabama 30,170
Connecticut 29,690
Nevada 28,750
Oklahoma 28,270
Utah 28,180
Arkansas 27,260
Puerto Rico 22,530
West Virginia 21,950
Kansas 20,210
Nebraska 16,840
Idaho 16,670
Mississippi 16,540
New Hampshire 15,410
Montana 13,600
Maine 11,310
Hawaii 10,870
Rhode Island 10,680
North Dakota 9,640
District of Columbia 9,580
New Mexico 9,300
Wyoming 7,210
Alaska 6,680
Delaware 6,520
South Dakota 3,200
Guam 1,260
Vermont 1,150
Virgin Islands 620