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Bookkeeping Clerk Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Bookkeeping Clerk is $13.43 per hour.
Bookkeeping Clerk Salary (?
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$19,727 - $46,918
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $32,847
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Bookkeeping Clerk Salary (?
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$9.02 - $16.89
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$19,727 - $46,918  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,003  
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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$19,158 - $44,985  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.02 - $16.89  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $25.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,003  
   
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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$19,158 - $44,985  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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Job Description for Bookkeeping Clerk

  • 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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Experience Affects Bookkeeping Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$29,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeping Clerk Salaries

National Average
$29,000
Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 10%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 27%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 54%