The average salary for an Accounts Payable Clerk is AU$49,735 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$40,053 - AU$59,942
AU$40K
AU$50K
AU$60K
MEDIAN: AU$49,747
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50%
90%
AU$19.96 - AU$29.32
AU$20
AU$25
AU$29
MEDIAN: AU$24.52
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$60K
Salary AU$40,053 - AU$59,942
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,941
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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AU$40,623 - AU$60,468
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 678
Hourly Data AU$0AU$46
Hourly Rate AU$19.96 - AU$29.32
Hourly Tips AU$0.75
Overtime AU$25.00 - AU$46.45
Annual Data AU$0AU$60K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,941
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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AU$40,623 - AU$60,468
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 365

Job Description for Accounts Payable Clerk

Accounts payable clerks generally work for accounting firms or organizations' accounting departments, coordinating various accounts payable functions on behalf of their organization. Their duties include, among others, performing data entry, handling customer inquiries, preparing financial statements and performing vendor maintenance. In all tasks, these clerks must maintain a high degree of accuracy.

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Accounts Payable Clerk Tasks

  • Issue stop-payments or purchase order amendments.
  • Record, code, and process all invoices for payment.
  • Prepare, enter and maintain filing of Accounts Payable.
  • Perform timely account reconciliation by verifying entries and comparing to balances.

Common Career Paths for Accounts Payable Clerk


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Popular Skills for Accounts Payable Clerk

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Payable Clerk

Pay by Experience for an Accounts Payable Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounts Payable Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 590 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounts Payable Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 354 salaries. An experienced Accounts Payable Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 256 salaries. An Accounts Payable Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 102 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$50,264

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Accounts Payable Clerk Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Accounts Payable Clerk?

Accounts Payable Clerk in Melbourne:
"Work flexibility."
Pros: Good Team to work for. Everyone helps one another.
Cons: Do not get paid enough.

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Key Stats for Accounts Payable Clerk

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Accounts Payable Clerk Salaries

▲5%

▲4%

▲3%

National Average
AU$50,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Clerk Salaries


Accounts Payable
▼0%

Accounts Receivable
▼0%

National Average
AU$50,000




▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%