Accounts payable clerk

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How much does an Accounts Payable Clerk make in the United States?

13,280 salaries reported
Average base salary
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The average salary for a accounts payable clerk is $17.55 per hour in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • On-site gym
  • Food provided
  • Gym membership
  • Commuter assistance
  • Health savings account

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Most common benefits for Accounts Payable Clerks

  • On-site gym
  • Food provided
  • Gym membership
  • Commuter assistance
  • Health savings account
  • Retirement plan
  • Dental insurance
  • Prescription drug insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Stock ownership plan
  • Health insurance

Salary satisfaction


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44% of Accounts payable clerks in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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Common questions about salaries for an Accounts Payable Clerk

Can I learn accounts payable without prior experience?

Yes. Community colleges and business schools have courses in all aspects of bookkeeping, including accounts payable. These programs cover financial and bookkeeping principles as well as how to use relevant software.

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What questions should I expect in an accounts payable interview ?

Here are a few examples of questions you might be asked in your interview. They may include both technical questions and questions related to your soft skills.

  • What is your greatest strength?
  • What is consolidation?
  • What is non-PO invoice?
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