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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Accounts Receivable Clerk Salary

$38,606 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More

$18.56 hourly

Entry level Salary
$32,000 yearly
$32,000
10 %
$38,606
Median
$45,000
90 %

How much does an Accounts Receivable Clerk make?

Accounts receivable clerks make $38,606 per year on average, or $18.56 per hour, in the United States. Accounts receivable clerks on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $32,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $45,000.

Location impacts how much an accounts receivable clerk can expect to make. Accounts receivable clerks make the most in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Connecticut, Washington, and Minnesota.

Highest Paying States For Accounts Receivable Clerks

The darker areas on the map show where accounts receivable clerks earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Accounts Receivable Clerk average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1Connecticut$44,863$21.57593
2Washington$44,840$21.561,286
3New York$44,418$21.352,353
4Minnesota$44,767$21.521,022
5Massachusetts$46,728$22.471,173
6Michigan$40,257$19.351,315
7Alaska$42,122$20.25146
8Vermont$42,972$20.66109
9Oregon$39,858$19.16905
10Delaware$41,591$20.00193
11Ohio$38,849$18.681,643
12New Jersey$46,436$22.32740
13Wisconsin$38,580$18.55904
14Rhode Island$42,488$20.43129
15District of Columbia$46,830$22.51196
16New Hampshire$42,191$20.28183
17California$40,880$19.655,980
18Colorado$40,284$19.37934
19Utah$37,185$17.88566
20Pennsylvania$37,801$18.171,835
21Illinois$39,685$19.081,689
22Missouri$37,611$18.08949
23North Dakota$39,157$18.8399
24Maryland$41,338$19.87827
25Tennessee$34,844$16.751,027
26Texas$35,644$17.143,300
27Indiana$35,715$17.171,027
28Kentucky$34,837$16.75606
29Kansas$34,978$16.82578
30Iowa$36,088$17.35413
31North Carolina$35,625$17.131,196
32Georgia$36,124$17.371,312
33South Dakota$34,045$16.37155
34Virginia$36,823$17.701,209
35Maine$36,224$17.42126
36Nevada$36,102$17.36169
37Arizona$36,230$17.42474
38Nebraska$33,918$16.31348
39Idaho$34,279$16.48233
40Florida$33,080$15.902,579
41Montana$34,857$16.7695
42South Carolina$33,651$16.18525
43Oklahoma$32,785$15.76372
44Wyoming$32,707$15.7267
45Alabama$32,923$15.83342
46Hawaii$32,694$15.72100
47West Virginia$31,749$15.26147
48New Mexico$31,174$14.99254
49Arkansas$31,936$15.35273
50Mississippi$30,873$14.84215
51Louisiana$30,783$14.80290

Highest Paying Cities For Accounts Receivable Clerks

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Boston, MA$46,747$22.47
2Saint Paul, MN$44,790$21.53
3Buffalo, NY$44,583$21.43
4Baltimore, MD$41,521$19.96
5Los Angeles, CA$40,637$19.54
6Littleton, CO$40,334$19.39
7Portland, OR$39,882$19.17
8Chicago, IL$39,856$19.16
9Milwaukee, WI$38,584$18.55
10Columbus, OH$38,368$18.45
11Philadelphia, PA$37,822$18.18
12Kansas City, MO$37,557$18.06
13Salt Lake City, UT$37,220$17.89
14Richmond, VA$36,754$17.67
15Fort Wayne, IN$36,592$17.59

Here Are The Five Most In Demand Cities Right Now:

  1. Boston, MA
  2. Saint Paul, MN
  3. Buffalo, NY
  4. Baltimore, MD
  5. Los Angeles, CA

Accounts Receivable Clerk Salary Details

Accounts Receivable Clerk Salary

What is an Accounts Receivable Clerk's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$45,000$3,750$22
75th Percentile$42,000$3,500$20
Average$38,606$3,217$19
25th Percentile$35,000$2,917$17
10th Percentile$32,000$2,667$15

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Charge Bookkeeper$50,090$4,174$24.0827,542
Bookkeeper$40,168$3,347$19.3138,481
Clerk$31,496$2,625$15.1480,311
Finance Clerk$36,667$3,056$17.63143,372
Audit Clerk$40,494$3,375$19.4797,427
Accounting Technician$42,181$3,515$20.2839,972

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  1. Key Energy Services Jobs (24)
  2. McKesson Jobs (38)
  3. Motion Industries Jobs (20)
  4. The Coca-Cola Company Jobs (50)
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Which Companies Pay Accounts Receivable Clerks The Most?

The highest paying companies for accounts receivable clerks are RE/MAX and SMECO according to our most recent salary estimates. In addition, companies like ITW and Oak Harbor Freight Lines report highly competitive wages for accounts receivable clerks.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1RE/MAX$79,166$38.06
2SMECO$47,221$22.70
3ITW$43,159$20.7531
4Oak Harbor Freight Lines$41,791$20.094
5Xpress Global Systems$41,594$20.007
6Analysts$41,218$19.822
7Westlake Chemical$40,793$19.6111
8East Penn Manufacturing$40,579$19.518
9CTG$40,349$19.401
10Gregory & Appel Insurance$40,293$19.37
11Underground Construction$40,055$19.26
12Upstate Niagara Cooperative$40,053$19.26
13Reily Foods$39,876$19.171
14Brown & Brown$39,786$19.1387
15Dotdash$39,747$19.118
16NRG Energy$39,697$19.091
17Master Halco$39,635$19.06
18Sherpa$39,265$18.885
19FHI 360$39,265$18.88
20kubota$39,148$18.8210

How Much Do Accounts Receivable Clerks Make In Different Industries?

Here are some examples of how much an accounts receivable clerk salaries can based on different industries:

  1. The manufacturing industry pays accounts receivable clerks an average salary of $39,229

  2. The professional industry pay $38,743

  3. The lowest paying industry for accounts receivable clerks is the hospitality industry. Accounts receivable clerks in this industry earn an average salary of $37,221

Highest Paying Industries For Accounts Receivable Clerks

Rank  Industry  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Manufacturing$39,229$18.86
2Professional$38,743$18.63
3Finance$38,528$18.52
4Health Care$38,501$18.51
5Transportation$38,444$18.48
6Retail$37,581$18.07
7Hospitality$37,221$17.89

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Accounts Receivable Clerk Salary Trends

The salary for an accounts receivable clerk can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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.

Accounts Receivable Clerk Salary By Experience Level

Experience Level  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
Entry Level$26,500$12.76
Mid Level$37,900$18.23
Senior Level$56,900$27.36

Average Accounts Receivable Clerk Salary Over Time

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

    Accounts Receivable Clerk Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$38,600$18.56+2.8%
    2021$37,500$18.04+2.4%
    2020$36,600$17.61+2.5%
    2019$35,700$17.17+2.2%
    2018$34,900$16.80+3.0%

    Recently Added Accounts Receivable Clerk Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    Staffing Solutions.Accounts Receivable/Collections ClerkLos Angeles, CA06/01/2022$43,827
    Firstoption Workforce SolutionsAccounts Receivable ClerkSchertz, TX06/01/2022$41,740
    Willis Klein Co.'sAccounts Receivable ClerkLouisville, KY06/01/2022$33,392
    The Reserves NetworkAccounts Receivable ClerkSuwanee, GA06/01/2022$37,566
    Cornerstone Staffing Inc.Accounts Receivable ClerkOmaha, NE05/31/2022$35,479
    StaffmarkAccounts Receivable ClerkHightstown, NJ05/31/2022$39,653
    Ultimate Staffing ServicesAccounts Receivable Clerk (JO)San Antonio, TX05/31/2022$37,566
    Total Staffing SolutionsAccounts Receivable ClerkLisle, IL05/31/2022$41,740
    Friendly ChevroletAutomotive Accounts Receivable ClerkDallas, TX05/31/2022$39,000
    System OneAccounts Receivable ClerkSpring, TX05/30/2022$52,175

    Accounts Receivable Clerk Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Accounts Receivable Clerks the most?

    Massachusetts pays Accounts Receivable Clerks the most in the United States, with an average salary of $46,830 per year, or $22.51 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as an Accounts Receivable Clerk?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as an Accounts Receivable Clerk if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Massachusetts you should be paid close to $46,728 per year.

    What type of Accounts Receivable Clerk gets paid the most?

    Senior Accounting Clerk gets paid the most. Senior Accounting Clerk made a median salary of $58,952. The best-paid 10 percent make $73,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $47,000.

    What is a good starting salary for an Accounts Receivable Clerk?

    A good starting salary for an accounts receivable clerk is $32,000 in the United States. That puts you in the 10th percentile of annual income for an accounts receivable clerk in the U.S., which is about what you would expect if you were new to the field. The average salary for accounts receivable clerks is $38,606, but that normally requires some level of experience to achieve. Furthermore, a good starting salary for an accounts receivable clerk can vary by state.

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