Entry-Level Accounting Clerk Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Accounting Clerk is $14.06 per hour.

$25,248 - $44,232
(Median)
$25K
$34K
$44K
MEDIAN: $34,286
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$10.31 - $17.93
(Median)
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$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$25,248 - $44,232  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,018  
Profit Sharing
$50.34 - $2,078  
Commission
$1,221  
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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$22,695 - $40,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 959
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.31 - $17.93  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$15.28 - $27.10  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,018  
   
Commission
$1,221  
Profit Sharing
$50.34 - $2,078  
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).
)
$22,695 - $40,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,476
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,786

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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

Payroll Administration
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Accounts Payable
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Accounts Receivable
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Billing
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Data Processing
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Collections
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Microsoft Excel
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

Quickbooks
0%

Banking
0%

National Average
$31,000

Data Entry
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Bookkeeping
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Customer Service
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Microsoft Word
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Account Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 539 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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