Classification Clerk

Classify materials and assign symbols from predetermined coding system.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Classification Clerks do?

Classifies materials according to subject matter and assigns numbers or symbols from predetermined coding system to facilitate accurate filing and reference: Scans correspondence, reports, drawings, and other materials to be filed to determine subject matter. Ascertains specified number or symbol, using code book or chart, and marks or stamps code on material. Assigns cross-indexing numbers if subject matter should be classified and filed under more than one heading. May revise coding system to improve code usage.

Should I be a Classification Clerk?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Identifications Clerk

    How to become a Classification Clerk

    Most Classification Clerks have an Associate's degree or a Certificate. Chart?chd=s:9pzaaa&chl=no+college+%2848%25%29|certificate+%2812%25%29|associate%27s+%2840%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,48,48
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