Average Early-Career Accounting Clerk with Accounts Receivable Skills Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$16.50
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Accounting Clerk with Accounts Receivable skills in Chicago, Illinois is $16.50.
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What Do Accounting Clerks Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Accounting Clerks?

Skills in Data Entry, Billing and General Ledger Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Accounts Payable.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Clerks?

A mid-career Accounting Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.56 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Accounting Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.85 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Accounting Clerk in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 7.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (9.1% less), Miami, Florida (8.9% less) and San Antonio, Texas (4.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 17 survey responses.
Mid Career
29.4%
Experienced
41.2%
Late Career
29.4%