Average Bookkeeping Clerk Hourly Pay

$14.92
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$500
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The average hourly pay for a Bookkeeping Clerk is $14.92.
10%
$10.20
MEDIAN
$14.92
90%
$19.77
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What Do Bookkeeping Clerks Do?

Bookkeeping 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.

Job Satisfaction for Bookkeeping Clerk

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What Are Popular Skills for Bookkeeping Clerks?

Skills in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Data Entry are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Reconciliation and Bookkeeping.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeping Clerks?

An entry-level Bookkeeping Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.61 based on 14 salaries. An early career Bookkeeping Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.99 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Bookkeeping Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.90 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Bookkeeping Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.00 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 146 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.6%
Early Career
34.9%
Mid Career
20.5%
Experienced
23.3%
Late Career
11.6%