Senior Account Clerk Salary

Pay for Senior Account Clerks in the United States sits in the ballpark of $18.36 per hour. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. There are far more female Senior Account Clerks who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 86 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$29,923 - $54,149
(Median)
$30K
$41K
$54K
MEDIAN: $41,374
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90%

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$14.34 - $23.46
(Median)
$14
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,923 - $54,149  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,036  
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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$30,008 - $52,044  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 132
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.34 - $23.46  
   
Overtime
$20.09 - $36.77  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,036  
   
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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$30,008 - $52,044  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 167
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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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For Senior Account Clerks, progressing to a Senior Accountant role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Senior Accountant can earn $59K annually. A common career progression for a Senior Account Clerk is to become an Accountant or a Staff Accountant. Compared to Senior Account Clerks, the first group earns $3K more on average, and the second group earns $3K more.

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Senior Account Clerks report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Accounts Payable, Accounting, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Those with knowledge of Accounts Payable tend to be skilled in Accounts Receivable as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Account Clerk

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


For many Senior Account Clerks, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $38K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $40K. Senior Account Clerks with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $42K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

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Experience Affects Senior Account Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Senior Account Clerk Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
0%

Accounting
0%

National Average
$41,000

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 14%
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