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Salaries for

Accounts Receivable 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.

Accounts Receivable Clerk

An accounts receivable clerk manages incoming payments for an organization.

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

  • Using financial software and databases to produce and track invoices
  • Creating financial reports and income statements
  • Confirming accuracy of financial records and reporting discrepancies.

Salaries for

Accounts Receivable 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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Top Pay by Location

These cities have the highest paying median for Accounts Receivable Clerk
San Diego, CA
$16.25 /hr
Houston, TX
$16.25 /hr
Dallas, TX
$15.75 /hr
Los Angeles, CA
$15.75 /hr
Phoenix, AZ
$15.50 /hr
New York, NY
$15.50 /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 accounts receivable clerk might include:

  • Using financial software and databases to produce and track invoices
  • Creating financial reports and income statements
  • Confirming accuracy of financial records and reporting discrepancies.

Insider Tips

The average wage for accounts receivable clerks is $14.50 per hour. Accounts receivable clerks typically need a high school diploma and on-the-job training in order to perform well in their roles. Obtaining an associates degree or certification from the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers, however, can increase accounts receivable clerks' earning potential. Along with experience and education, industry largely dictates salaries in this field. Professionals who work in professional and technical services or finance and insurance tend to earn the most, while those who work in retail trade or social assistance generally earn the least.