The average hourly pay for an Experienced Account Clerk is $16.46.
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$12 - $23
$498 - $4,069
$27,127 - $51,313
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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. Account clerks maintain financial records and may be called upon to assist with the maintenance and auditing of accounts, including accurately tracking expenses and filing bank statements and other financial docume…Read more
Account Clerk Tasks
- Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
- Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
- Enter changes to employee payroll records.
- Create reports for information pertaining to retirement and payroll.
- Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.
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Popular Skills for Account Clerk
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Skills in Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Reconciliation, Payroll Administration, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.
Pay by Experience Level for Account Clerk
An entry-level Account Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.97 based on 23 salaries. An early career Account Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.53 based on 172 salaries. A mid-career Account Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.03 based on 73 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Years of Experience
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