Finance Clerk Salary
Finance Clerks in the United States pull down an average of $15.27 per hour. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and about a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. The vast majority (90 percent) of Finance Clerks who took the survey are female. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$24,511 - $56,765|
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|$24,560 - $42,721|
|Hourly Rate||$11.67 - $19.40|
|Overtime||$17.62 - $30.46|
|Total Pay (||$24,560 - $42,721|
Job Description for Finance Clerk
Finance clerks perform a variety of clerical duties in support of finance departments of companies in a wide array of fields. These clerks are generally expected to analyze financial documents such as invoices, receipts, and reports to ensure their accuracy; when mistakes are detected, they will work with management to resolve them. They may also be involved in collections of owed payments. In some positions, they also have duties relating to payroll administration and basic clerical duties such as organizing correspondence, answering phone calls, filing, and keeping inventory of office supplies. Data entry, such as entering information from corrected invoices, may also be part of the job.Read More...
Some positions require only a high school diploma, while others may require at least an associate’s degree in accounting or a related field. Experience with Quickbooks and other financial software and adequate skills in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook are highly beneficial. Accurate ten-key and typing skills are also important for applicants.
Most of the job's duties are performed in an office environment, and assigned duties may vary depending on the employer. The job usually involves working with a variety of people in various departments and assisting them as needed, so strong communication skills, organizational skills and the abilities to work well under pressure and adhere to time constraints are very important. There are both part-time and full-time positions available, and some are temporary while others are permanent. Most finance clerks work during traditional weekly business hours. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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Pay by Experience Level for Finance Clerk
Pay by Experience for a Finance Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Finance Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 51 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Finance Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Finance Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 21 salaries. A Finance Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 8 salaries.
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