Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does an Accounting Clerk make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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$39,213 / yrTotal Pay
$37,471 / yrBase Pay
$1,742 / yrAdditional Pay

$39,213

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$31K$51K
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How much does a Accounting Clerk make?

The estimated total pay for a Accounting Clerk is $39,213 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $37,471 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $1,742 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

For Accounting Clerk

Some related job titles are Accountant Salaries with median pay of $59,379, Accounts Payable Salaries with median pay of $40,000, Accounts Payable Clerk Salaries with median pay of $38,487, Accountant-entry Level Salaries with median pay of $45,645.

Top Paying Companies

For an Accounting Clerk in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Accounting Clerk in United States. Employers include Promega, DISYS and NBCUniversal.

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Promega
Promega
$51,287/yr
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Top Paying Industries

For an Accounting Clerk in United States

The top 5 paying industries for an Accounting Clerk in United States are Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $51,287, Information Technology with a median total pay of $44,945, Media & Communication with a median total pay of $43,402, Insurance with a median total pay of $42,264, and Financial Services with a median total pay of $42,086.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$51,287

    20% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$44,945

    9% Higher than other industries

  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$43,402

    6% Higher than other industries

  • InsuranceInsurance$42,264

    3% Higher than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$42,086

    3% Higher than other industries

Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology

The top paying company in Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology for Accounting Clerk is Promega.

PromegaPromega$51,287/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Finance & Accounting?

Jobs in finance and accounting are expected to see continued demand, with employment growth linked to the health of the broader economy. These jobs will continue to offer above average pay but usually require higher education or certification to enter the field. While automation will replace many common tasks, it is not expected to reduce the need for these employees; it will instead allow them to focus on core soft skills like advising clients and analyzing trends.

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Accountant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$72,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
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Transaction Accountant

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$53,000

/yr

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Accountant

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$100,000

/yr

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4-6 years
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Accountant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$60,000

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Accountant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$18

/hr

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1-3 years
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Accountant

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$95,000

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SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
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Accounting

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$15

/hr

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4-6 years
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Accountant

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$80,000

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Accounting Clerk pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Accounting Clerk is $37,471 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Accounting Clerk salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5557 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Accounting Clerk employees.

The highest salary for an Accounting Clerk in United States is $47,485 per year.

The lowest salary for an Accounting Clerk in United States is $29,569 per year.

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