Accounts payable clerk

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

Average base salary
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12.8k salaries reported, updated at May 28, 2020
$17.74
per hour
The average salary for a accounts payable clerk is $17.74 per hour in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Most common benefits for Accounts Payable Clerks

  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • 401(k)
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Disability insurance
  • Food provided
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health savings account

Salary satisfaction

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45% 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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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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