Clean and Jerk

Clean and Jerk Standards

Measured in lb

Clean and Jerk strength standards help you to compare your one-rep max lift with other lifters at your bodyweight.

Our community Clean and Jerk standards are based on 305,874 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Clean and Jerk Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 97 lb
Novice 145 lb
Intermediate 204 lb
Advanced 273 lb
Elite 349 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.50x
Novice 0.75x
Intermediate 1.25x
Advanced 1.50x
Elite 2.00x

How much should I be able to Clean and Jerk? (lb)

What is the average Clean and Jerk? The average Clean and Jerk weight for a male lifter is 204 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Clean and Jerk? Male beginners should aim to lift 97 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

Barbell weights include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 56 89 133 185 242
120 64 99 145 199 259
130 71 109 156 212 274
140 79 118 167 225 288
150 86 127 178 237 302
160 93 135 188 249 315
170 100 144 198 260 328
180 107 152 207 271 340
190 113 160 216 282 352
200 120 167 225 292 363
210 126 175 234 301 374
220 132 182 242 311 385
230 138 189 250 320 395
240 144 196 258 329 405
250 150 202 266 338 414
260 156 209 273 346 424
270 161 215 281 354 433
280 167 222 288 363 442
290 172 228 295 370 450
300 177 234 302 378 459
310 182 240 308 385 467
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 83 123 174 233 297
20 95 141 199 266 340
25 97 145 204 273 349
30 97 145 204 273 349
35 97 145 204 273 349
40 97 145 204 273 349
45 92 137 193 259 331
50 87 129 182 243 311
55 80 119 168 225 288
60 73 109 153 206 263
65 66 98 138 186 237
70 59 88 124 167 213
75 53 79 111 149 190
80 47 70 99 133 170
85 43 63 89 119 153
90 38 57 80 108 137

How many sets and reps of Clean and Jerk should I do?

These are the most popular Clean and Jerk workouts done by male lifters:

2x1 14%
3x1 7%
3x3 6%
4x1 6%
5x1 6%

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Female Clean and Jerk Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 61 lb
Novice 88 lb
Intermediate 121 lb
Advanced 159 lb
Elite 201 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.45x
Novice 0.60x
Intermediate 0.85x
Advanced 1.10x
Elite 1.40x

How much should I be able to Clean and Jerk? (lb)

What is the average Clean and Jerk? The average Clean and Jerk weight for a female lifter is 121 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Clean and Jerk? Female beginners should aim to lift 61 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

Barbell weights include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 46 68 97 131 167
100 49 73 102 137 174
110 53 77 107 142 180
120 56 81 111 147 186
130 59 84 116 152 191
140 62 87 119 156 196
150 64 91 123 161 201
160 67 94 127 165 206
170 69 97 130 169 210
180 72 99 133 172 214
190 74 102 136 176 218
200 76 105 139 179 222
210 78 107 142 182 225
220 80 109 145 185 229
230 82 112 147 188 232
240 84 114 150 191 235
250 86 116 152 194 238
260 88 118 155 197 241
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 52 75 103 136 171
20 60 86 118 155 196
25 61 88 121 159 201
30 61 88 121 159 201
35 61 88 121 159 201
40 61 88 121 159 201
45 58 83 115 151 191
50 54 78 108 142 179
55 50 72 100 131 165
60 46 66 91 120 151
65 41 60 82 108 136
70 37 53 74 97 122
75 33 48 66 87 109
80 30 43 59 78 98
85 27 38 53 70 88
90 24 35 48 63 79

How many sets and reps of Clean and Jerk should I do?

These are the most popular Clean and Jerk workouts done by female lifters:

2x1 15%
3x1 8%
5x1 5%
3x3 5%
6x1 5%

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What do the strength standards mean?

Beginner Stronger than 5% of lifters. A beginner lifter can perform the movement correctly and has practiced it for at least a month.
Novice Stronger than 20% of lifters. A novice lifter has trained regularly in the technique for at least six months.
Intermediate Stronger than 50% of lifters. An intermediate lifter has trained regularly in the technique for at least two years.
Advanced Stronger than 80% of lifters. An advanced lifter has progressed for over five years.
Elite Stronger than 95% of lifters. An elite lifter has dedicated over five years to become competitive at strength sports.