Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk Salary in the United States

How much does an Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk make in the United States? The average Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk salary in the United States is $46,348 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $40,916 and $52,587. 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/Receivable Clerk performs support tasks and activities in the accounts payable/receivable function. Compiles amounts owed by the company to vendors, suppliers, or other organizations/individuals. Being an Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk gathers purchase orders, charge slips, sales tickets etc., and prepares payments. Maintains all payment, receipt and other transaction records. Additionally, Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk processes and verifies applications for credit and solicits payment/receipt on overdue accounts. Compiles necessary information from financial institutions such as banks and credit organizations. Records all delinquent accounts, incomplete files, and credit risks. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be an Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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