$37,577
Avg. Salary
$15.19
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$989

Bonus

$550

Profit Sharing

$6,625

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Account Clerk is $15.19 per hour.

The average pay for an Account Clerk is $37,577 per year.

10%
$11.04
10%
$15.19
50%
$20.23
90%
90%
MEDIAN $15.19
10%
$25k
10%
$38k
50%
$58k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $37,577
$25,054 - $57,767
$25K
$38K
$58K
MEDIAN: $37,577
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90%

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$11.04 - $20.23
$11
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MEDIAN: $15.19
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$0$57K
Salary $25,054 - $57,767
Bonus $149 - $7,047
Profit Sharing $550
Commission $6,625
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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$23,827 - $46,705
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 154
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $11.04 - $20.23
Overtime $15.30 - $36.20
Annual Data $0$46K
Bonus $149 - $7,047
Commission $6,625
Profit Sharing $550
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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$23,827 - $46,705
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 291

Job Description for Account Clerk

Account clerks are responsible for tasks such as data entry and filing, updating, and reviewing accounts using computers, ledgers, and accounting software. Some employers maintain their own software in which the account clerk must be trained, while others use common generic software.

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Common Career Paths for Account Clerk


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Account Clerks' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as an Accounting Manager. The average Accounting Manager brings home $61K per year. Given that the median pay is $31K, it may be surprising to find that an Accounts Payable Clerk is the most common role for Account Clerks to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into an Accountant role — which pays $45K — is also typical for Account Clerks, though less common by comparison.

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Pay by Experience Level for Account Clerk

Pay by Experience for an Account Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Account Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 125 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An 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 $33,000 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Account Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 76 salaries. An 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 $36,000 based on 29 salaries.

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Key Stats for Account Clerk

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Account Clerk Salaries

▲8%

▲5%

▼0%

National Average
$33,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Account Clerk Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲10%

Accounting
▲6%

Billing
▲2%


National Average
$33,000

Customer Service
▼1%

Data Entry
▼2%

Payroll Administration
▼3%


General Ledger Accounting
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 27%