An Entry-Level Accounts Payable Clerk earns an average wage of $14.51 per hour.

$26,979 - $44,798
(Median)
$27K
$35K
$45K
MEDIAN: $34,644
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$10.96 - $18.02
(Median)
$11
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$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$26,979 - $44,798  
   
Bonus
$208.11 - $3,584  
Profit Sharing
$365.00 - $5,000  
Commission
$1,000  
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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$23,784 - $40,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 593
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.96 - $18.02  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.41  
Overtime
$16.31 - $27.30  
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
$208.11 - $3,584  
   
Commission
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$365.00 - $5,000  
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).
)
$23,784 - $40,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,038
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,276

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Accounts Payable Clerk Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Accounts Payable Clerk in Childersburg:
"Management."
Please have some type of accounting knowledge. A degree in Accounting is not necessary for the role. However, you will need to be extremely organized and have good critical thinking skills.

Accounts Payable Clerk in Gardena:
"You work harder at a Mom and Pop business."
You have to be detail orientated and must adjust you vacation and days off so the truck owner/operators get their settlement checks on time.

Accounts Payable Clerk in Lyndhurst, NJ:
"How greedy and unfair they are to certain employees."
Don't work hard because they wont appreciate it.

Accounts Payable Clerk in Fort Yates:
"I wish I knew more about accounting."
Take all the accounting classes and do refresher courses as needed.

Accounts Payable Clerk in Southgate:
"I Have 6 Years Experience."
We must know of how much we need to paid according to our qualifications and experience.

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Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Clerk Salaries

Accounting
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Outlook
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Accounts Payable
0%

Data Entry
0%

Paying Invoices
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$31,000

Accounts Receivable
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Quickbooks
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Payroll Administration
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Office Administration
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Typing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 359 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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