Accounts Payable Clerk Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$37,000
$28,000
Min 10%
$37,000
Median 50%
$48,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Orix USA
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.5 years
How much does an accounts payable clerk make?
Accounts Payable Clerks in the US make on average $37,237 annually or $17.9 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $48,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $28,000 per year. Professional companies and Health Care companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. California, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Washington 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 Location

Across America, Accounts Payable Clerks make on average $37,237 annually or $17.9 hourly. The city with the highest Accounts Payable Clerk salary is San Francisco, CA at $47,981 per year. Even as an entry-level Accounts Payable Clerk, you will make $34,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. California, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Washington are the states with the highest payscale for Accounts Payable Clerks. On the other hand, Nebraska, Louisiana, Kentucky, Alabama, and Mississippi report the lowest wages for Accounts Payable Clerks.

Map of Accounts Payable Clerk Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Accounts Payable Clerk Salary By Company

If you are an Accounts Payable Clerk, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Professional companies and Health Care companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Accounts Payable Clerks at Orix USA and BlackLine report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like UnitedHealth Group and Northrop Grumman report highly competitive salaries for Accounts Payable Clerks.

Average Accounts Payable Clerk Pay By Industry

The type of industry that an Accounts Payable Clerk works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Finance companies, Health Care companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Accounts Payable Clerks. Salaries for Accounts Payable Clerks in Finance companies average $40,573 annually, while Health Care companies and Professional companies pay $38,631 and $38,060, respectively. At $35,780, the average salary for Accounts Payable Clerks in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Finance
Finance
$40,573
$41k
Health Care
Health Care
$38,631
$39k
Professional
Professional
$38,060
$38k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$37,247
$37k
Construction
Construction
$36,875
$37k
Retail
Retail
$36,607
$37k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$35,780
$36k

Accounts Payable Clerk Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Accounts Payable Clerk Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Accounts Payable Clerk can range from $25,598 to $54,895 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.

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