Senior Account Clerk Salary
Pay for Senior Account Clerks in the United States sits in the ballpark of $18.75 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. For the most part, Senior Account Clerks enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Senior Account Clerks survey respondents are women (77 percent). Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$30,954 - $60,229|
|Total Pay (||$30,314 - $58,485|
|Hourly Rate||$14.06 - $25.37|
|Total Pay (||$30,314 - $58,485|
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.Read More...
Senior account clerks are often expected to perform their duties with little supervision, although they must be able to work well in a team setting as well. They may act as supervisors and have other account clerks report to them for delegation of tasks.
As their work takes place in an office setting, senior account clerks are generally required to be able to sit, stoop, walk, and lift light objects. Their typical employers include larger organizations that use senior account clerks to deal with financial accounts and payments; some examples of companies that employ senior account clerks include hotels, colleges, hospitals, manufacturers, large retail stores, and larger corporations' personnel offices. Senior account clerks typically work during normal business hours, but their schedule may vary depending on the specific needs of their employer.
Senior account clerk positions generally require at least an associate’s degree in a relevant field. Many companies often require that senior account clerks have experience in their field or related financial experience. Often companies may require their senior account clerks to have a bachelor’s degree as well.
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
Senior Account Clerks who advance into the role of a Senior Accountant are fairly uncommon. Senior Accountants on average earn $60K per year. The most common next step for a Senior Account Clerk is to become an Accountant or a Staff Accountant. The former position pays an additional $3K per year on average, and the latter position pays $3K more per year.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Account Clerk
Pay by Experience for a Senior Account Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Account Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 34 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Account Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Senior Account Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 49 salaries. A Senior Account Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 31 salaries.
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