Accounts Receivable Clerk Salary (United States)

An Accounts Receivable Clerk earns an average wage of $14.03 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Accounts Receivable Clerk Salary (?
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$25,504 - $45,058
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MEDIAN: $33,834
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Accounts Receivable Clerk Salary (?
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$10.33 - $18.23
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$25,504 - $45,058  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,990  
Profit Sharing
$247.47 - $4,834  
Commission
$0.00 - $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).
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$22,567 - $41,106  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 855
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.33 - $18.23  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.42  
Overtime
$14.65 - $26.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,990  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,000  
Profit Sharing
$247.47 - $4,834  
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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$22,567 - $41,106  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,723
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Job Description for Accounts Receivable Clerk

Along with monitoring credits and debits for accounts, accounts receivable clerks are also responsible for following posts of payments for customers, sending payments to accounts, verifying payments or deposits, monitoring unpaid invoices, and contacting customers who are late on payments. They also maintain records of any debits or credits within the company, send out payments, follow-up on payments, and monitor payments. Accounts receivable clerks must be able to quickly resolve issues that might come up with customers or within the company. They also work with supervisors and other clerks to do their job.
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Accounts Receivable Clerk Tasks
  • Enter data into accounts receivable general ledger accounts.
  • Under direction investigate outstanding invoices, make collection calls, negotiate payment terms, and processes liens for collections when necessary.
  • Balance daily and month end accounts receivable to general ledger balances.

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Accounts Receivable Clerk Reviews

What is it like working as an Accounts Receivable Clerk?
Accounts Receivable Clerk in Coralville:
"Busy Busy Busy."
Pros: I like always having work to do and I like that it isn't always the same work every day. It also changes seasonally because of the weather and my company being lawn health care oriented.
Cons: I wish I made more money.
Accounts Receivable Clerk in Killeen:
"Office Conditions, Medium To High Stress Level."
Pros: It is full-time and learn more about the accounting field.
Cons: Dealing with a supervisor who yells sometimes; strong to not take anything personal when the supervisor attacks your work.

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Experience Affects Accounts Receivable Clerk Salaries

National Average
$31,000

Skills That Affect Accounts Receivable Clerk Salaries

Collections
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Accounts Receivable
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Microsoft Excel
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Billing
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Accounts Payable
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$31,000
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Customer Service
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Data Entry
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Quickbooks
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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
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 25%
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