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 347,305 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Clean and Jerk Standards (lb)

Entire Community

Strength LevelWeight
Beginner97 lb
Novice145 lb
Intermediate204 lb
Advanced273 lb
Elite349 lb
Strength LevelBodyweight Ratio
Beginner0.50x
Novice0.75x
Intermediate1.25x
Advanced1.50x
Elite2.00x

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

BWBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
1105689133185242
1206499145199259
13071109156212274
14079118167225288
15086127178237302
16093135188249315
170100144198260328
180107152207271340
190113160216282352
200120167225292363
210126175234301374
220132182242311385
230138189250320395
240144196258329405
250150202266338414
260156209273346424
270161215281354433
280167222288363442
290172228295370450
300177234302378459
310182240308385467
AgeBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
1583123174233297
2095141199266340
2597145204273349
3097145204273349
3597145204273349
4097145204273349
4592137193259331
5087129182243311
5580119168225288
6073109153206263
656698138186237
705988124167213
755379111149190
80477099133170
85436389119153
90385780108137

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 13%
3x1 8%
5x1 6%
3x3 6%
4x1 6%

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lb
years old

Female Clean and Jerk Standards (lb)

Entire Community

Strength LevelWeight
Beginner61 lb
Novice88 lb
Intermediate121 lb
Advanced159 lb
Elite201 lb
Strength LevelBodyweight Ratio
Beginner0.45x
Novice0.60x
Intermediate0.85x
Advanced1.10x
Elite1.40x

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

BWBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
90466897131167
1004973102137174
1105377107142180
1205681111147186
1305984116152191
1406287119156196
1506491123161201
1606794127165206
1706997130169210
1807299133172214
19074102136176218
20076105139179222
21078107142182225
22080109145185229
23082112147188232
24084114150191235
25086116152194238
26088118155197241
AgeBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
155275103136171
206086118155196
256188121159201
306188121159201
356188121159201
406188121159201
455883115151191
505478108142179
555072100131165
60466691120151
65416082108136
7037537497122
7533486687109
803043597898
852738537088
902435486379

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 7%
5x1 5%
3x3 5%
8x1 4%

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lb
lb
years old

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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.