An Accounts Payable Clerk earns an average wage of $14.23 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Accounts Payable Clerk Total Pay (?
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$25,504 - $44,284
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MEDIAN: $33,565
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Accounts Payable Clerk Total Pay (?
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$10.73 - $18.40
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$25,504 - $44,284  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,021  
Profit Sharing
$204.93 - $2,906  
Commission
$0.00 - $8,647  
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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$23,327 - $41,092  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7,802
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.73 - $18.40  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.91  
Overtime
$15.15 - $27.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,021  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $8,647  
Profit Sharing
$204.93 - $2,906  
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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$23,327 - $41,092  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7,802
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Job Description for Accounts Payable Clerk
The job of Accounts Payable Clerk is an indoor desk job, and the work is primarily mental. The job is full-time, and Accounts Payable Clerks are usually considered part of the support staff of their company. Companies in many different industries have this position.
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Accounts Payable Clerk Tasks
  • Prepare, enter and maintain filing of Accounts Payable.
  • Perform timely account reconciliation by verifying entries and comparing to balances.
  • Issue stop-payments or purchase order amendments.
  • Record, code, and process all invoices for payment.
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Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Payable Clerk
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Experience Affects Accounts Payable Clerk Salaries

National Average
$31,000

Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Clerk Salaries

Paying Invoices
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Accounts Payable
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Data Entry
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$31,000
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Gender
Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 23%
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