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Accounting Clerk

Virginia Median
$13.50 /hr
National Median
$14.50 /hr
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

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Accounting Clerk
Accountemps | Richmond, VA 4 days ago

Accounting Clerk
Cardno USA Inc | Arlington, VA 2 weeks ago

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Robert Half Finance & Accounting U.S | Glen Allen, VA today

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The Staffing Resource Group, Inc | Arlington, VA 4 weeks ago

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Accounting Clerk

An accounting clerk maintains and reviews financial records for an organization.

A typical day in the life of an accounting clerk might include:

  • Using spreadsheets and financial databases to calculate interest on loans and credit accounts
  • Preparing financial reports, reconciling accounts, and investigating discrepancies
  • Providing support to a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Salaries for

Accounting Clerk

Virginia Median
$13.50 /hr
National Median
$14.50 /hr
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

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Recent Jobs Posted

Accounting Clerk
Accountemps | Richmond, VA 4 days ago

Accounting Clerk
Cardno USA Inc | Arlington, VA 2 weeks ago

Office Assistant/ Accounting Clerk
Robert Half Finance & Accounting U.S | Glen Allen, VA today

Accountant - Accounting Clerk
The Staffing Resource Group, Inc | Arlington, VA 4 weeks ago

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Top Pay by Location

These cities have the highest paying median for Accounting Clerk
San Diego, CA
$16.25 /hr
Los Angeles, CA
$16.25 /hr
Houston, TX
$16.25 /hr
Phoenix, AZ
$15.50 /hr
New York, NY
$15.50 /hr
Kansas City, MO
$15.00 /hr
Chicago, IL
$15.00 /hr
San Antonio, TX
$14.50 /hr
Salary information is calculated from job seeker profiles and job postings. Both hourly and yearly wages could be reported.

A typical day in the life of an accounting clerk might include:

  • Using spreadsheets and financial databases to calculate interest on loans and credit accounts
  • Preparing financial reports, reconciling accounts, and investigating discrepancies
  • Providing support to a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Insider Tips

The typical average wage for accounting clerks is $14.50 per hour. Education, skills, and experience all affect accounting clerks' earning potential. Many positions are available for professionals with a high school diploma or an associate's degree, but accounting clerks who hold a bachelor's degree have a better chance of climbing the ranks quickly and earning more. Those who become certified by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers might also have the opportunity to earn higher salaries. Accounting clerks with high ethical standards, experience with relevant computer applications, and strong interpersonal skills often earn the most in this field.