The average Accounting Clerk in St. Louis, Mo. earns approximately $16.47 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for St. Louis Accounting Clerks, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,427 - $39,344
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$37K
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MEDIAN: $37,390
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$13.41 - $18.59
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$19
MEDIAN: $16.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$37,391  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$27,540 - $40,444  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$13.41 - $18.59  
   
Overtime
$26.36  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$27,540 - $40,444  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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About St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis city, Missouri
305,319
Male:
153,026 (48.5%)
Female:
162,659 (51.5%)
St. Louis (/seɪnt ˈluːɪs/) is an independent city in the U.S. state of Missouri, built along the western bank of the Mississippi River, on the border with Illinois. The city has an estimated 2015 population of 315,685, and is the cultural and economic center of the Greater St. Louis area, which is home to 2,916,447 people, and is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri and the 19th-largest in the United States. Prior to European settlement, the area was a major regional center of Native American Mississippian culture. The city of St. Louis was founded in 1764 by French fur traders Pierre Laclède and Auguste Chouteau, and named after Louis IX of France. The area was ceded to Spain following France's defeat in the Seven Years' War (the area east of the Mississippi was ceded to Britain). In 1800, Spanish Louisiana was retroceded back to France. In 1803, the United States acquired...
St. Louis:
$38,397
Missouri:
$50,238
$767
St. Louis:
$130,800
Missouri:
$147,800
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Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Clerk

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $33K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $36K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $34K in this role. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $42K on average.

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Experience Affects Accounting Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$35,000

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Accounting Clerk Salaries

Payroll Administration
up arrow 6%

bill collections
up arrow 3%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Billing
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 1%

Accounts Payable
0%

National Average
$35,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Quickbooks
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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