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Accounts payable clerk salary in United States

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

Average base salary

Average $20.26
Low $14.92
High $27.51
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a accounts payable clerk is $20.26 per hour in the United States. 21.2k salaries reported, updated at June 8, 2023

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Top companies for Accounts Payable Clerks in United States

  1. Brilliant
    27 reviews18 salaries reported
    $29.65per hour
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Highest paying cities for Accounts Payable Clerks near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $31.05 per hour
    203 salaries reported
  2. Denver, CO
    $22.67 per hour
    231 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $21.92 per hour
    84 salaries reported
  1. Englewood, CO
    $21.58 per hour
    50 salaries reported
  2. Irving, TX
    $20.58 per hour
    64 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $20.37 per hour
    191 salaries reported
  1. Charlotte, NC
    $20.33 per hour
    68 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $19.90 per hour
    469 salaries reported
  3. Miami, FL
    $19.45 per hour
    207 salaries reported
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Where can an Accounts Payable Clerk earn more?

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Most common benefits for Accounts Payable Clerks

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,711 ratings

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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Accounts Receivable Clerk

4,246 job openings

Average $20.45 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for an Accounts Payable Clerk

How can I know if I am being paid fairly as an accounts payable clerk?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a position, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.

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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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