Accounts Payable Clerk Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Accounts Payable Clerk is $14.35 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Data Processing is associated with high pay for this job. 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 Salary (?
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$25,780 - $44,041
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MEDIAN: $33,837
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Accounts Payable Clerk Salary (?
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$10.85 - $18.49
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$25,780 - $44,041  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,006  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $3,200  
Commission
$491.32 - $9,073  
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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$23,555 - $41,215  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,744
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.85 - $18.49  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.36  
Overtime
$15.34 - $27.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,006  
   
Commission
$491.32 - $9,073  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $3,200  
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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$23,555 - $41,215  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 5,294
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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

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Pay Difference By Location

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Accounts Payable Clerk Reviews

What is it like working as an Accounts Payable Clerk?
Accounts Payable Clerk in West Monroe:
"Good And Bad."
Pros: Paid vacation, paid sick leave, great office environment, moderate stress level, frequent non-work related activities during paid working hours, phenomenal boss.
Cons: Long commute, high deductible health insurance, no dental/vision.

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Experience Affects Accounts Payable Clerk Salaries

National Average
$31,000

Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Clerk Salaries

Data Processing
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Customer Service
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Microsoft Office
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Paying Invoices
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Accounting
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Accounts Payable
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Microsoft Excel
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Data Entry
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Accounts Receivable
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National Average
$31,000
Microsoft Word
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Quickbooks
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Payroll Administration
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Microsoft Outlook
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SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
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Office Administration
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 23%
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