The average rate for an Entry-Level Accounting Clerk is $14.55 per hour.

$25,742 - $45,129
(Median)
$26K
$35K
$45K
MEDIAN: $35,145
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$10.72 - $18.45
(Median)
$11
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$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$25,742 - $45,129  
   
Bonus
$361.56 - $3,644  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $4,894  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,482 - $41,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 654
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.72 - $18.45  
   
Overtime
$16.27 - $28.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$361.56 - $3,644  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $4,894  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,482 - $41,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,644
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,654

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Accounting Clerk Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Accounting Clerk in Denver:
"Key learnings."
Make sure the company allows for yearly wage increases and doesn't have a ceiling. Also make sure they pay for your degree, if they think a high school diploma is enough look at another company.

Accounting Clerk in Buffalo:
"Be able to prioritize."
The word multi-task in a misnomer. When you have several duties to perform learn to be able to prioritize. Don't be afraid to ask your manager if you need help with this.

Accounting Clerk in Overland Park:
"Laziness leads to faster advancement."
It's not what you know but who you know, laziness is rewarded better if you know the right person so why bother working hard.

Accounting Clerk in Alexandria:
"Job Description Includes Psychiatry ~"
Unfortunately, it doesn't matter how well you perform your duties, it's absolutely necessary that your manager personally likes and respects you .. Best Wishes!

Accounting Clerk in Greensboro:
"Get It In Writing."
Get all agreements in writing. Get a copy of the job description/duties.

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Skills That Affect Accounting Clerk Salaries

General Ledger Accounting
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Accounts Payable
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Accounts Receivable
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Account Management
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Data Processing
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Banking
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Microsoft Word
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Billing
0%

National Average
$32,000

Data Entry
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Bookkeeping
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Customer Service
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Collections
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Quickbooks
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 299 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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