Accounting Clerk Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$39,000
$27,000
Min 10%
$39,000
Median 50%
$57,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
DealerSocket
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
3.4 years
How much does an accounting clerk make?
The national average salary for an Accounting Clerk in the U.S. is $39,712 annually or $19.09 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 30,000. The top 10 percent earn over $57,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $27,000 annually. Professional companies and Health Care companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. New Jersey, California, Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts are some of the states with the best Accounting Clerk salaries in the US. The typical tenure for an Accounting Clerk is 3.4 years.

Average Accounting Clerk Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Accounting Clerk in the United States is $39,712 per year or $19.09 per hour. Working in Washington, DC as an Accounting Clerk will pay you the highest wages at around $54,739 per year. The Washington, DC average entry-level salary for Accounting Clerks is $37,000. New Jersey, California, Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts are the top 5 highest earning states for Accounting Clerks. Indiana, Louisiana, and Kansas have the lowest Accounting Clerk salaries.

Map of Accounting Clerk Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Accounting Clerks earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Accounting Clerk Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries an Accounting Clerk makes. Professional companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Accounting Clerks. DealerSocket and PTC are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Lincare Holdings and Cigna report highly competitive salaries for Accounting Clerks.
Company
Average Salary
$94,633
$95k
$85,198
$85k
$76,840
$77k
$76,128
$76k
$74,364
$74k

Average Accounting Clerk Pay By Industry

Wages for Accounting Clerks can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Insurance companies, Finance companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Accounting Clerks. Salaries for Accounting Clerks in Insurance companies average $43,007 annually, while Finance companies and Professional companies pay $42,616 and $40,519, respectively. The average salary for Accounting Clerks in the Retail industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $37,942.
Industry
Average Salary
Insurance
Insurance
$43,007
$43k
Finance
Finance
$42,616
$43k
Professional
Professional
$40,519
$41k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$39,886
$40k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$39,329
$39k
Retail
Retail
$37,942
$38k

Accounting Clerk Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Accounting Clerk Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Accounting Clerk can range from $27,300 to $58,544 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Accounting Clerk Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Accounting Clerk
04/28/2020
$37,566
Accounting Clerk
04/25/2020
$35,479
Accounting Clerk
04/24/2020
$31,200
Naylor Association Solutions
Temporary Accounting Clerk
04/24/2020
$25,044
Naylor Publications
Temporary Accounting Clerk
04/23/2020
$25,044
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04/23/2020
$30,000
Accounting Clerk
04/22/2020
$35,479
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04/22/2020
$31,305
Accounting Clerk
04/21/2020
$33,392
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Accounting Specialist
04/18/2020
$35,479
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