What Is the Typical Salary for an Accounts Payable Clerk?


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The average annual salary of an accounting clerk is about $38,070, as of May 2012, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). An accounting clerk's average hourly wage is about $18.30.

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The employment of accounting clerks is projected to rise 11 percent from 2012 to 2022, as reported by the BLS in 2015. The top 10 percent of accounting clerks earned more than $54,310 per year while the lower 10 percent earned less than $21,610. California has the highest employment of accounting clerks in the United States with 173,170 clerks and an average annual salary of $42,750. The state with the highest annual salary for accounting clerks is the District of Columbia with $54,750.

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