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Bookkeeping Clerk Salary

The average rate for a Bookkeeping Clerk is $13.33 per hour.

$19,574 - $46,591
(Median)
$20K
$33K
$47K
MEDIAN: $32,503
10%
50%
90%

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$9.09 - $18.06
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$19,574 - $46,591  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $979  
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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$19,202 - $42,574  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.09 - $18.06  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $25.93  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $979  
   
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).
)
$19,202 - $42,574  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 91

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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

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

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Experience Affects Bookkeeping Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeping Clerk Salaries

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

National Average
$29,000

Payroll Administration
up arrow 9%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 41% dental benefits Dental: 26%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 57%
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