How much does an Accounting Clerk I make in the United States? The average Accounting Clerk I salary in the United States is $39,953 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $35,624 and $44,733. 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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Accounting Clerk I performs routine accounting activities such as maintenance of the general ledger, preparation of various accounting statements and financial reports. Posts journal entries and verifies billings, invoices and checks. Being an Accounting Clerk I assists in completing moderately complex calculations. Reconciles accounts and bank statements. Additionally, Accounting Clerk I has a basic understanding of bookkeeping and accounting principles. Is proficient with spreadsheets and other software tools. Typically requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or Manager. The Accounting Clerk I possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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