Bookkeeping Clerk Salary

The average wage for a Bookkeeping Clerk is $14.54 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Accounts Payable is associated with high pay for this job.

$23,008 - $51,204
$23K
$38K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,147
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$10.11 - $19.73
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MEDIAN: $14.54
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$23,008 - $51,204  
   
Bonus
$2,750  
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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$21,394 - $47,986  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.11 - $19.73  
   
Overtime
$27.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$2,750  
   
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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$21,394 - $47,986  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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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

  • 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.
  • Balance entries and make necessary corrections.
  • Sort documents and post debits/credits to proper account .
  • Verify amounts and codes on various forms for accuracy.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeping Clerk

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

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Key Stats for Bookkeeping Clerk

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Bookkeeping Clerk Salaries

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲9%

Late-Career
▲7%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
▼20%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeping Clerk Salaries



National Average
$31,000

Payroll Administration
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 51%
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