The average pay for an Accounting Clerk with Bookkeeping skills is C$38,833 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$30,522 - C$50,098
C$31K
C$39K
C$50K
MEDIAN: C$38,541
10%
50%
90%
C$13.07 - C$22.84
C$13
C$17
C$23
MEDIAN: C$16.75
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$50K
Salary C$30,522 - C$50,098
Bonus C$300 - C$3,101
Profit Sharing C$1,017
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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C$28,977 - C$50,796
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 388
Hourly Data C$0C$36
Hourly Rate C$13.07 - C$22.84
Overtime C$17.48 - C$36.52
Annual Data C$0C$50K
Bonus C$300 - C$3,101
Profit Sharing C$1,017
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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C$28,977 - C$50,796
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 343

Job Description for Accounting Clerk

Accounting clerks generally work in offices, and travel is not required for the job. They must have exceptional knowledge of all ledger accounts, such as accounts payable/receivable, cash, and many others. These clerks may work only with accounts payable/receivable, while others may coordinate various accounts for their companies, and other duties may include working with both customers and vendors.

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Accounting Clerk Tasks

  • Maintain and make necessary adjustments to records and/or logs such as journals, payroll/ time reports, or property records.
  • Verify and reconcile simple bank statements or department records.
  • Balance entries and make necessary corrections.
  • Sort documents and post debits/credits to proper account .
  • Verify amounts and codes on various forms for accuracy.

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Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Clerk

Pay by Experience for an Accounting Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounting Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$35,000 based on 227 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounting Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 93 salaries. An experienced Accounting Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$42,000 based on 98 salaries. An Accounting Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$42,000 based on 65 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$37,330

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

Key Stats for Accounting Clerk

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 132 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Accounting Clerk Salaries

▲14%

▲12%

▲9%

National Average
C$37,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 132 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 35%