Records Clerks and Assistants

Records clerks and assistants maintain and update electronic and/or hard copy documents, correspondence and other records, and organise their storage.


New workers

New workers start around £11,909. Normal pay is £23,334 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £33,502.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 130,476 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Performs specialised clerical tasks in connection with conveyancing, litigation and the maintenance of medical records.

  • Copies or duplicates documents or other records.

  • Classifies, files, archives and locates documents and other records.

  • Examines and sorts incoming material.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Document Control

  • Document Management

  • Project Management

  • Project Documentation

  • Auditing

  • Document Management Systems

  • Workflow Management

  • Microsoft SharePoint

  • Enterprise Document Management System

  • Electronic Document Management Systems

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • Management

  • Detail Oriented

  • Filing

  • Organizational Skills

  • Microsoft Office

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Interpersonal Communications

  • Customer Service

  • Microsoft Outlook

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.