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.

$30,954 - $60,229
$31K
$42K
$60K
MEDIAN: $42,273
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50%
90%

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$14.06 - $25.37
$14
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $18.75
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,954 - $60,229  
   
Bonus
$2,023  
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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$30,314 - $58,485  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.06 - $25.37  
   
Overtime
$33.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$2,023  
   
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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$30,314 - $58,485  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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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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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.

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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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Key Stats for Senior Account Clerk

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
26%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Account Clerk Salaries

▲19%

▲2%

National Average
$41,000

▼5%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Senior Account Clerk Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲8%



National Average
$41,000

Accounting
▼2%

General Ledger Accounting
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 13%