Bank or post office clerk
- Provides postal services, pays state pensions, unemployment and other state benefits to claimants, supplies official forms and documentation to the public, and performs other tasks specific to the activities of a post office.
- Receives and pays out cash, cheques, money orders, credit notes, foreign currency or travellers cheques.
- Manages the operations of a sub-post office.
- Advises customers on financial services and products available.
- Maintains records of transactions and compiles information.
- Deals with enquiries from customers, other banks and other authorised enquirers.
Typical Education Level
Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 14% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for bank or post office clerk is £22,464
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 2,820. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for bank or post office clerk roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £22,464 per year. That is about £1,872 per month or £11.52 per hour. New workers generally start on £17,534, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £35,693
Is it growing or declining?
This career has shrunk over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 2,820 people are employed in the region.