Entry-Level Accounting Clerk Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Accounting Clerk is $14.66 per hour.

$25,943 - $46,076
$26K
$35K
$46K
MEDIAN: $35,309
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$10.97 - $18.61
$11
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.76
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$25,943 - $46,076  
   
Bonus
$298.57 - $4,126  
Profit Sharing
$117.78 - $4,966  
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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$23,865 - $42,138  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 619
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.97 - $18.61  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.63  
Overtime
$16.41 - $29.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$298.57 - $4,126  
   
Profit Sharing
$117.78 - $4,966  
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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$23,865 - $42,138  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,716

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,997

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Accounting Clerk Advice

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

Accounting Clerk in Kirksville:
"Cross train."
Cross train for all areas you can within a bank, that will make you a more valuable employee.

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.

Key Stats for Accounting Clerk

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 355 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Accounting Clerk Salaries

General Ledger Accounting
▲3%



Account Management
▲2%



Microsoft Office
▼0%

▼0%

National Average
$32,000

Billing
▼1%

▼1%

▼2%



▼3%

Collections
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 355 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 29%
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