Accounts Payable Clerk Salary in the United States

How much does an Accounts Payable Clerk make in the United States? The average Accounts Payable Clerk salary in the United States is $42,042 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $37,915 and $47,051. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Accounts Payable Clerk prepares and processes payments accurately and on time for amounts owed by the company. Reviews and verifies all purchase orders, statements, and invoices needed to prepare payments. Working as an Accounts Payable Clerk reconciles bills and balances accounts. Identifies and resolves any discrepancies to an account. Additionally, Accounts Payable Clerk tracks all payment and transaction records using applicable systems. May maintain vendor files. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to Account Supervisor or Account Manager. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. The Accounts Payable Clerkpossesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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