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Returned Item Clerk Salary
in New York, United States

$54,069 (USD)

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Last updated: March 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Returned Item Clerk is $54,069 a year and $26 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Returned Item Clerk is between $39,769 and $66,006. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Returns unpaid checks from correspondent banks, branches, or individual customers to adjust and balance accounts.
  • Sorts returned checks into debit and credit groups.
  • Types debit and credit forms listing amount, date, name of maker, name of bank, and reason for return, in order to adjust accounts and inform customers of nonpayment, using typewriter or computer.
  • Totals and balances checks received, using adding machine or calculator, and submits checks and recapitulation sheet to department head.
  • Examines checks visually to determine which checks to process, setting aside checks with no account, no signature on file, or forgeries for review by law enforcement official.
  • Exchanges checks received by mistake with representatives of other banks.
  • Photographs items returned to customers and other banks photographic-machine operator.
  • Files copies of forms.
Returned Item Clerk Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

Job family population: 1,532,340

Estimated population of Returned Item Clerk jobs: 51,625

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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