How much does a Accounting Clerk I - Payroll make in the United States? The average Accounting Clerk I - Payroll salary in the United States is $47,300 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $42,600 and $53,400. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Accounting Clerk I - Payroll collates and verifies data and inputs into the payroll system. Prepares and processes payroll and associated information. Being an Accounting Clerk I - Payroll performs basic reconciliation and auditing processes during each pay cycle. Updates payroll records and processes routine changes to employee records. In addition, Accounting Clerk I - Payroll responds to pay-related inquiries from staff. Researches and resolves errors or omissions. May prepare and submit reports and forms required by IRS or other regulatory bodies. Follows all processing procedures, adheres to policies, and maintains confidentiality. Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor. Being an Accounting Clerk I - Payroll works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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