Accounting Clerk - Payroll - Senior Salary in the United States

How much does an Accounting Clerk - Payroll - Senior make in the United States? The average Accounting Clerk - Payroll - Senior salary in the United States is $51,300 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $46,200 and $57,500. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

The Accounting Clerk - Payroll - Senior reviews changes to base salary, tax, etc. ensuring accuracy of payroll system. Prepares the monthly payroll information by entering payroll data to payroll system. Being an Accounting Clerk - Payroll - Senior may provide support of governmental reporting. Is responsible for balancing payroll runs, producing federal, state, and local tax payments, and answering employee questions/troubleshooting issues. In addition, Accounting Clerk - Payroll - Senior typically requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a Manager. Being an Accounting Clerk - Payroll - Senior gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. Working as an Accounting Clerk - Payroll - Senior typically requires 1-3 years of related experience or may have 0 years of experience plus an associates degree, or additional training, or certification. (Copyright 2019

Take just three simple steps below to generate your own personalized salary report.

Step of 3

Understand the total compensation opportunity for an Accounting Clerk - Payroll - Senior, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation


Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Accounting Clerk - Payroll - Senior in United States. The base salary for Accounting Clerk - Payroll - Senior ranges from $46,200 to $57,500 with the average base salary of $51,300. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $46,700 to $58,500 with the average total cash compensation of $51,900.
Step of 3

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.



Step of 3

Recalculate your target pay based on your unique skills and experiences

Salary for

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?'s CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst
Job Openings for Accounting Clerk - Payroll - Senior