The average pay for an Accounts Payable Clerk is C$38,669 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Accounting and Payroll Administration. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$30,942 - C$47,408
C$31K
C$39K
C$47K
MEDIAN: C$38,797
10%
50%
90%
C$13.65 - C$22.18
C$14
C$17
C$22
MEDIAN: C$17.16
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$47K
Salary C$30,942 - C$47,408
Bonus C$304 - C$3,565
Profit Sharing C$204 - C$8,443
Commission C$7,750
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$29,891 - C$47,653
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,529
Hourly Data C$0C$36
Hourly Rate C$13.65 - C$22.18
Overtime C$18.13 - C$36.43
Annual Data C$0C$47K
Bonus C$304 - C$3,565
Commission C$7,750
Profit Sharing C$204 - C$8,443
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$29,891 - C$47,653
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 856

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.

Accounts Payable Clerk Pay By Employer

$0$43K

$31,262

$42,750

Common Career Paths for Accounts Payable Clerk


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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 C$36,000 based on 638 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 C$39,000 based on 351 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 C$41,000 based on 253 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 C$42,000 based on 101 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$37,929

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 Calgary:
"Always busy."
Pros: Having people count on me and treat me according to my efforts.
Cons: Sometimes too busy and it never seems that I am done.

Accounts Payable Clerk in The Pas:
"Accounts Payable Clerk underpaid."
Pros: I love the managers and my co-workers. I like accounting and keeping our accounts up to date. I communicate well with all of our 200+ vendors. I'm very versatile in all positions in Finance. I'm a go-to person. Good atmosphere.
Cons: I don't get paid enough.

Accounts Payable Clerk in Winnipeg:
"Repititive."
Pros: Working with numbers.
Cons: Same thing over and over.

Accounts Payable Clerk in Montréal:
"Bad pay!"
Pros: I like what I do.
Cons: Salary, unfairness, ppl not bilingual, no motivation and given too much work.

Accounts Payable Clerk in Montréal:
"A Headline."
Pros: Control. Power. And all other day to day accounting responsibilities.
Cons: The pay is ok but not great considering the work effort needed.

Accounts Payable Clerk in Red Deer:
"Lots Of Paperwork, Keeps You Busy."
Pros: The hours, holidays, you actually get long weekends, the work is mostly mindless.
Cons: Repetitive, no recognition.

Accounts Payable Clerk in Winnipeg:
Pros: It gives me the experience I need to move on in my career.
Cons: It's extremely repetitive. Redundant.

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Key Stats for Accounts Payable Clerk

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 331 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Accounts Payable Clerk Salaries

▲12%

▲7%

▲4%

National Average
C$38,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Clerk Salaries

Accounting
▲19%

Payroll Administration
▲12%

Accounts Payable
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
C$38,000

Data Entry
▼1%

Paying Invoices
▼1%


SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
▼1%



▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 331 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 19%