How much does an Accounts Receivable Clerk I make in the United States? The average Accounts Receivable Clerk I salary in the United States is $44,628 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $40,130 and $49,750. 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. 

Accounts Receivable Clerk I Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Accounts Receivable Clerk I Salary $36,035 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Accounts Receivable Clerk I Salary $40,130 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Accounts Receivable Clerk I Salary $44,628 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Accounts Receivable Clerk I Salary $49,750 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Accounts Receivable Clerk I Salary $54,414 US April 24, 2024
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Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Customer Service: Customer service is the provision of service to customers before, during and after a purchase. The perception of success of such interactions is dependent on employees "who can adjust themselves to the personality of the guest". Customer service concerns the priority an organization assigns to customer service relative to components such as product innovation and pricing. In this sense, an organization that values good customer service may spend more money in training employees than the average organization or may proactively interview customers for feedback. From the point of view of an overall sales process engineering effort, customer service plays an important role in an organization's ability to generate income and revenue. From that perspective, customer service should be included as part of an overall approach to systematic improvement. One good customer service experience can change the entire perception a customer holds towards the organization.

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Microsoft Office: Microsoft Office is a suite of desktop productivity applications that is designed by Microsoft for business use. You can create documents containing text and images, work with data in spreadsheets and databases, create presentations and posters.

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Futures: Futures are derivative financial contracts obligating the buyer to purchase an asset or the seller to sell an asset at a predetermined future date and set price.

Customer Service 4.77%
Microsoft Office 2.39%
Futures 0.81%
Others 92.03%

Job Description for Accounts Receivable Clerk I

Accounts Receivable Clerk I supports the day-to-day operational activities of an accounts receivable department. Creates and distributes invoices to customers. Being an Accounts Receivable Clerk I records, verifies, and posts payments received by the organization and ensures transactions are recorded in accordance with internal accounting policies. Maintains and reconciles accounts receivable ledger to ensure accurate and timely receipt of payments. Additionally, Accounts Receivable Clerk I responds to customer inquiries and assists with the research of any discrepancies regarding bills. May utilize accounting software and systems to manage invoices and payments. Requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Accounts Receivable Clerk I 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 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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For Accounts Receivable Clerk I, the upper level is Accounts Receivable Clerk II and then progresses to Accounts Receivable Supervisor.

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Accounts Receivable Clerk I salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Accounts Receivable Clerk I, the highest Accounts Receivable Clerk I salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Accounts Receivable Clerk I salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Accounts Receivable Clerk I salary is in Miami, FL, where the Accounts Receivable Clerk I salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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