Entry-Level Accounting Clerk Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Entry-Level Accounting Clerk is $13.65 per hour.
Entry-Level Accounting Clerk Salary (?
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$25,094 - $42,723
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $32,905
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Entry-Level Accounting Clerk Salary (?
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$10.15 - $17.59
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$25,094 - $42,723  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,017  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $3,606  
Commission
$983 - $6,000  
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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$22,153 - $40,210  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 878
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.15 - $17.59  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $26.53  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,017  
   
Commission
$983 - $6,000  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $3,606  
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).
)
$22,153 - $40,210  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,221
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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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San Diego
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Seattle
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Dallas
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Austin
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Atlanta
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Phoenix
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National Average
$30,000
Oklahoma City
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San Antonio
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St. Louis
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Orlando
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level 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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Microsoft Excel
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Bookkeeping
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Quickbooks
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Data Processing
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Microsoft Office
0%
Microsoft Word
0%
Collections
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National Average
$30,000
Data Entry
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Customer Service
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Banking
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Account Management
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Gender

Female
78%
female alumni
 
Male
22%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 27%
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