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Accounts Payable Clerk Salary

$42,701 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$730

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 29, 2020

The average pay for an Accounts Payable Clerk is $42,701 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Accounts Payable Clerk is between $31,885 and $51,694. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Accounts Payable Clerk. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Calculates, posts business transactions, processes invoices, verifies financial data for use in maintaining accounts payable records, and provides other clerical support necessary to pay the obligations of the organization.
  • Clarifies any questionable invoice items, prices, or receiving signatures; obtains proper information and/or data regarding invoice payments.
Accounts Payable Clerk Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

Job family population: 1,530,430

Estimated population of Accounts Payable Clerk jobs: 56,565

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$49,502
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Accounts Payable Clerk Job Listings for United States

Accounts Payable Clerk
Jan 28
North Quincy, MA, USA
Robert Half
The Accounts Payable Clerk will resolve A/P issues, process expense reports, update and reconcile sub-ledger to G/L, process checks, and match, batch, and code invoices. An individual in this ...
Accounts Payable Clerk
Jan 28
South Jordan, UT, USA
Kelly Services
Accounts Payable Clerk in South Jordan, UT. Kelly Services® is seeking a motivated, hardworking individual to work as an accounts payable clerk for a premier client in South Jordan, UT. Essential ...
Accounts Payable Clerk, JOBID: ZR_181_JOB,
Jan 28
La Mirada, CA, USA
Great Hire Staffing
Accounts Payable Clerk Job Description * Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment * Sort and distribute incoming mail * Process 3 way P.O. matching invoices, up ...
Accounts Payable Clerk
Jan 28
Houston, TX, USA
Painter & Associates Personnel
Accounts Payable Clerk Position Summary Ensure all accounts payable data pertaining to credit card purchases is processed in an accurate and timely manner Knowledge/Skills Working knowledge of ...
Accounts Payable Clerk
Jan 27
Santa Monica, CA, USA
Creative Financial Staffing (CFS)
The Accounts Payable Clerk provides financial, administrative and clerical support by ensuring payments are completed and expenses are controlled by processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Accounts Payable Clerk is $42,701 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Accounts Payable Clerk is between $31,885 and $51,694. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Accounts Payable Clerk. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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