ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$39,000
$30,000
Min 10%
$39,000
Median 50%
$50,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
The College Board
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.5 years
How much does an accounts payable clerk make?
Accounts Payable Clerks in the US make on average $39,064 annually or $18.78 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $50,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $30,000 per year. Professional companies and Hospitality companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Alaska, Washington, California, New Jersey, and Connecticut are some of the states with the best Accounts Payable Clerk salaries in the US. Most Accounts Payable Clerks spend 3.5 years in the position.

Average Accounts Payable Clerk Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries an Accounts Payable Clerk makes. Professional companies and Hospitality companies have the most job opportunities for Accounts Payable Clerks. The College Board and Lowe Enterprises are the best paying companies for Accounts Payable Clerks. Companies like Steward Health Care System and Northern Technologies also pay high salaries to their Accounts Payable Clerks.

Average Accounts Payable Clerk Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Accounts Payable Clerk in the United States is $39,064 per year or $18.78 per hour. San Francisco, CA reports the highest Accounts Payable Clerk salaries at $43,233 per year. The average starting salary in San Francisco, CA for Accounts Payable Clerks is $32,000. Alaska, Washington, California, New Jersey, and Connecticut are the top 5 highest earning states for Accounts Payable Clerks. Alabama, Georgia, Ohio, Kentucky, and South Carolina are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$43,233
2
Seattle, WA
$41,936
3
New York, NY
$40,911
4
Philadelphia, PA
$40,638
5
Portland, OR
$40,223

Average Accounts Payable Clerk Salary By Industry

Accounts Payable Clerk salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Retail companies, and Hospitality companies pay higher-than-average wages for Accounts Payable Clerks. Manufacturing companies pay their Accounts Payable Clerks the highest wages, averaging $39,716 per year. Retail companies and Hospitality companies pay well too, at $39,187 and $39,049, respectively. The average salary for Accounts Payable Clerks in the Health Care industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $38,653.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$39,716
2
Retail
$39,187
3
Hospitality
$39,049
4
Professional
$38,854
5
Construction
$38,840

RECENTLY ADDED Accounts Payable Clerk SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Daley and Associates
Accounts Payable Clerk
10/31/2019
$62,610
Accountemps
Accounts Payable Clerk
10/31/2019
$31,305
Accountemps
Accounts Payable Clerk
10/31/2019
$29,218
Accountemps
Accounts Payable Clerk
Minneapolis, MN
10/31/2019
$48,500
10/31/2019
$35,479
Accountemps
Accounts Payable Clerk
Memphis, TN
10/31/2019
$34,936
Accountemps
Accounts Payable Clerk
10/31/2019
$25,607
Accountemps
Accounts Payable Clerk
10/31/2019
$33,392
JRF Ship Repairs, LLC
Accounts Payable Clerk
10/31/2019
$30,262
Accounting Now
Accounts Payable Clerk
Minneapolis, MN
10/31/2019
$35,479
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