Bookkeeping, Accounting, or Auditing Clerk Salary

The average wage for a Bookkeeping, Accounting, or Auditing Clerk is $15.69 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Human Resources and Payroll Tax Compliance.

$29,330 - $57,257
$29K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $41,187
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50%
90%

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$11.20 - $23.05
$11
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.69
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,330 - $57,257  
   
Bonus
$342.55 - $5,067  
Profit Sharing
$4,250  
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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$25,018 - $53,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 392
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.20 - $23.05  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.41  
Overtime
$16.73 - $35.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$342.55 - $5,067  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,250  
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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$25,018 - $53,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 659

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Job Description for Bookkeeping, Accounting, or Auditing Clerk

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks work primarily in office settings, including within the accounting and payroll departments of organizations, to maintain various ledgers, review and deposit checks, and process accounts receivable, accounts payable, expense accounts, and revenue-related accounts.

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Bookkeeping, Accounting, or Auditing Clerk Tasks

  • Process and validate incoming payments, enter data, and resolve discrepancies as they arise.
  • Provide general filing, clerical, and other help.
  • Make, track, and report deposits.
  • Create reports and audits, verify accuracy, and reconcile errors.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeping, Accounting, or Auditing Clerk

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,656

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Key Stats for Bookkeeping, Accounting, or Auditing Clerk

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 157 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Bookkeeping, Accounting, or Auditing Clerk Salaries

▲13%

▲10%

▲1%

National Average
$37,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeping, Accounting, or Auditing Clerk Salaries

Human Resources
▲22%






Bookkeeping
▼0%

Accounts Payable
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

Quickbooks
▼0%

Billing
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

Accounting
▼0%

National Average
$37,000

▼3%

Auditing
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 157 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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