Entry-Level Accounts Receivable Clerk Salary

Entry-Level Accounts Receivable Clerks pull down an average of $14.63 per hour. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Accounts Receivable Clerks bottoms out near $24K and approaches $42K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $4K from bonuses and almost $7K from profit sharing. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under a third lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (83 percent) of Entry-Level Accounts Receivable Clerks who took the survey are female. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,390 - $46,158
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$36K
$46K
MEDIAN: $35,601
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$11.24 - $18.35
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$0$46K
Salary $26,390 - $46,158
Bonus $293.26 - $4,082
Profit Sharing $592 - $6,953
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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$23,956 - $41,795
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 234
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $11.24 - $18.35
Overtime $17.01 - $29.49
Annual Data $0$41K
Bonus $293.26 - $4,082
Profit Sharing $592 - $6,953
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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$23,956 - $41,795
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,068

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Accounts Receivable Clerk Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,541

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Accounts Receivable Clerks, working in the bustling city of Seattle has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Accounts Receivable Clerks will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+19 percent), New York (+13 percent), San Diego (+8 percent), and Dallas (+7 percent). Oklahoma City is the lowest-paying area, 14 percent south of the national average. Pittsburgh and Houston are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries tend to be 7 percent less than the median.

Accounts Receivable Clerk Advice

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

Accounts Receivable Clerk in Niles:
"They pay very cheap."
If you have B.S degree, then make sure you start with proper salary.

Accounts Receivable Clerk in Lansing:
Prepare for change and new/added responsibilities daily.

Accounts Receivable Clerk in Columbus:
"How much time I would have to spend revising invoices/billin."
Be respectful and be patient with the people you work for. They change their minds often!

Accounts Receivable Clerk in Springfield:
"Wage compensation not equal to years of service."
Do not expect wages to keep up with industry norm.

Accounts Receivable Clerk in Worcester:
"Headline."
Get a degree as soon as possible. Diversify your skills.

Accounts Receivable Clerk in Fairfield:
"Scheduling daily routines and unexpected issues."
The first few years were fairly easy to complete the daily workload, but as the computer age took on more and more details that I no longer had to search and add to the invoices I created, I was given other tasks and time pressure became more and more an issue. Take the first 5 minutes in the day to schedule work. This might be a little difficult at first, but as you learn to stick to your schedule, it gets easier and you get more experienced in planning your routines and unexpected interruptions.

Accounts Receivable Clerk in Santa Ana:
"Senior buyer."
12 years working with key vendors.

Key Stats for Accounts Receivable Clerk

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 212 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Accounts Receivable Clerk Salaries


▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$32,000

Data Entry
▼1%

bill collections
▼1%


Quickbooks
▼2%



▼4%


Cash Handling
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 212 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 28%
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