Bookkeeping Clerk Salary

The average rate for a Bookkeeping Clerk is $13.75 per hour.

$18,148 - $48,756
(Median)
$18K
$34K
$49K
MEDIAN: $33,824
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50%
90%

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$9.69 - $17.79
(Median)
$9
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$18,148 - $48,756  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $811  
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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$20,293 - $41,893  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.69 - $17.79  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $26.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $811  
   
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).
)
$20,293 - $41,893  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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Job Description for Bookkeeping Clerk

Bookkeeping clerks typically work within their company's accounting department and handle accounts receivable and payable. They also meticulously record many other expenditures and receipts, including services rendered, repair and maintenance, payroll, and petty cash. Bookkeeping clerks also assist accounting/bookkeeping managers in preparing and adding data to reports which will be used by department heads and other management personnel.

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Bookkeeping Clerk Tasks

  • Sort documents and post debits/credits to proper account .
  • Verify amounts and codes on various forms for accuracy.
  • Balance entries and make necessary corrections.
  • Maintain and make necessary adjustments to records and/or logs such as journals, payroll/ time reports, or property records.
  • Verify and reconcile simple bank statements or department records.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeping Clerk

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Experience Affects Bookkeeping Clerk Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeping Clerk Salaries

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
0%

National Average
$30,000

Payroll Administration
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
medical benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 54%
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