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Senior Account Clerk Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Senior Account Clerks in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $17.91 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Senior Account Clerks, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
$29,477 - $51,233
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$51K
MEDIAN: $40,513
10%
50%
90%

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$13.87 - $23.18
(Median)
$14
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,477 - $51,233  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
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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$29,275 - $50,953  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 111
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.87 - $23.18  
   
Overtime
$20.38 - $36.38  
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.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
   
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).
)
$29,275 - $50,953  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 158
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Job Description for Senior Account Clerk

Senior account clerks are responsible for handling various aspects of their business' finances and accounts. Some responsibilities of senior account clerks are to process payments, reconcile accounts, and keep records and files of accounts. They also use a computer to enter data into computer and accounting systems, as well as process and prepare accounting reports.

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Senior Account Clerk Tasks

  • Create reports for information pertaining to retirement and payroll.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.

Common Career Paths for Senior Account Clerk


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Compensation may increase greatly for Senior Account Clerks who advance to upper-end positions like Senior Accountant. Median pay for Senior Accountants is $58K per year. When Senior Account Clerks are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Staff Accountants or Accountants. Those roles pay an additional $4K and $4K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Senior Account Clerk


Survey results show that Senior Account Clerks typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Accounts Payable, Accounting, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like General Ledger Accounting. Those familiar with Accounts Payable also tend to know General Ledger Accounting.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Account Clerk

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $36K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $39K. On average, Senior Account Clerks make $41K following one to two decades on the job. Senior Account Clerks with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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Experience Affects Senior Account Clerk Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Senior Account Clerk Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 12%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Accounting
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
0%

National Average
$40,000

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 15%