C$38,026
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$1,000

Profit Sharing

C$1,179

An Accounts Receivable Clerk earns an average salary of C$37,462 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$30,384 - C$45,905
C$30K
C$38K
C$46K
MEDIAN: C$38,026
10%
50%
90%
C$13.59 - C$22.90
C$14
C$17
C$23
MEDIAN: C$17.09
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$46K
Salary C$30,384 - C$45,905
Bonus C$209 - C$3,127
Profit Sharing C$302 - C$4,055
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$29,616 - C$46,862
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 696
Hourly Data C$0C$35
Hourly Rate C$13.59 - C$22.90
Overtime C$1.50 - C$35.46
Annual Data C$0C$46K
Bonus C$209 - C$3,127
Profit Sharing C$302 - C$4,055
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$29,616 - C$46,862
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 535

Job Description for Accounts Receivable Clerk

Along with monitoring credits and debits for accounts, accounts receivable clerks are also responsible for following posts of payments for customers, sending payments to accounts, verifying payments or deposits, monitoring unpaid invoices, and contacting customers who are late on payments. They also maintain records of any debits or credits within the company, send out payments, follow-up on payments, and monitor payments. Accounts receivable clerks must be able to quickly resolve issues that might come up with customers or within the company. They also work with supervisors and other clerks to do their job.

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Accounts Receivable Clerk Tasks

  • Balance daily and month end accounts receivable to general ledger balances.
  • Under direction investigate outstanding invoices, make collection calls, negotiate payment terms, and processes liens for collections when necessary.
  • Enter data into accounts receivable general ledger accounts.

Common Career Paths for Accounts Receivable Clerk


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Popular Skills for Accounts Receivable Clerk

Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Receivable Clerk

Pay by Experience for an Accounts Receivable Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounts Receivable Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$35,000 based on 366 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounts Receivable 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$38,000 based on 203 salaries. An experienced Accounts Receivable Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$40,000 based on 160 salaries. An Accounts Receivable 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$40,000 based on 62 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$37,078

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Accounts Receivable Clerk Reviews

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

Accounts Receivable Clerk in Abbotsford:
"Good day to day."
Pros: Being able to interact with coworkers and customers.
Cons: Answering the phones.

Accounts Receivable Clerk in Winnipeg:
Pros: I like the variety of work. Processing payment (data entry)
Cons: I don't like collections.

Accounts Receivable Clerk in Brampton:
"You have to be persistent, patience and determine."
Pros: I enjoyed seeing the results of being consistent calling and following up payments for clients outstanding invoices.
Cons: When client are not being honest to me.

Accounts Receivable Clerk in London:
"Demanding."
Pros: The works ... Invoicing, applying cash, etc.
Cons: Answering phones for reception.

Accounts Receivable Clerk in Edmonton:
Pros: The people I work with.
Cons: It is not very challenging.

Accounts Receivable Clerk in Toronto:
"Flexible hours, carpool "
Pros: I really enjoy the work i do and the people i work with
Cons: Double standards on work hrs/workload

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Key Stats for Accounts Receivable Clerk

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 184 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Accounts Receivable Clerk Salaries

▲8%

▲8%

▲2%

National Average
C$37,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Accounts Receivable Clerk Salaries



National Average
C$37,000

Accounts Receivable
▼1%

Billing
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%


▼3%

▼3%



Data Processing
▼4%

Accounting
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 184 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 23%