ACCOUNTING CLERK SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$41,000
$29,000
Min 10%
$41,000
Median 50%
$56,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
eBay
Highest Paying City
San Jose, CA
Highest Paying State
Delaware
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 $41,193 annually or $19.8 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 27,000. The top 10 percent earn over $56,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $29,000 annually. Professional companies and Hospitality companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, District of Columbia, and Alaska 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 Company

Accounting Clerks can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Accounting Clerks are Professional companies and Hospitality companies. Companies like eBay or CST Brands, Inc. will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like LifePoint Health and Snagajob report highly competitive salaries for Accounting Clerks.

Average Accounting Clerk Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Accounting Clerk in the United States is $41,193 per year or $19.8 per hour. Accounting Clerks make the most in San Jose, CA at about $47,694 per year. Even as an entry-level Accounting Clerk, you will make $31,000 per year in San Jose, CA. The top 5 states with the highest reported Accounting Clerk salaries are Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, District of Columbia, and Alaska. Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee, Missouri, and Arkansas are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Jose, CA
$47,694
2
Wilmington, DE
$46,552
3
Philadelphia, PA
$46,485
4
Baltimore, MD
$46,266
5
Edison, NJ
$46,041

Average Accounting Clerk Salary By Industry

Wages for Accounting Clerks can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Finance companies, Retail companies, and Manufacturing companies pay their Accounting Clerks well. Finance companies pay their Accounting Clerks the highest wages, averaging $42,817 per year. Retail companies and Manufacturing companies pay well too, at $42,044 and $41,897, respectively. The average salary for Accounting Clerks in the Health Care industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $40,343.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Finance
$42,817
2
Retail
$42,044
3
Manufacturing
$41,897
4
Hospitality
$40,749
5
Professional
$40,540

RECENTLY ADDED Accounting Clerk SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
10/31/2019
$37,566
10/31/2019
$38,000
Accountemps
Accounting Clerk
New Orleans, LA
10/31/2019
$29,218
Appleone
Accounting Clerk
10/31/2019
$44,000
Careerbuilder-Us
Accounting Clerk
Phoenix, AZ
10/31/2019
$50,000
Houston City Personnel
Accounting Clerk
Houston, TX
10/31/2019
$48,000
Accountemps
Accounting Clerk
Louisville, KY
10/31/2019
$39,653
Accountemps
Accounting Clerk
New York, NY
10/31/2019
$37,566
Accountemps
Accounting Clerk
10/31/2019
$37,440
Accountemps
Accounting Clerk
10/31/2019
$31,722
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