Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper Salary

How much does an Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper earn in the United States?

As of April 24, 2024, an Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper in the United States earns an average salary of $50,978 per year.
An Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper's salary can be paid hourly, weekly or monthly depending on the company and job type. Most part-time jobs will be paid hourly or weekly. Using the salary calculator, the average pay comes out to be about $25 an hour, $980/week, or $4,248/month.
The average salary of an Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper ranges from $46,142 to $57,175. The average salary range for an Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper varies widely, which indicates that there are many opportunities for advancement, promotions, and salary increases. These opportunities depend on many factors, including skills, education, certifications, location, and years of experience.
According to job salary data displays, Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper in District of Columbia and California are high in demand. Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper in District of Columbia earn an average salary of $56,739 per year, which is $5,761(11.3%) more than the national average of $50,978. District of Columbia is ranked as the top salary of an Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper nationwide.

What is the Average Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper Salary by City?

Below is a list of the average salaries for an Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper in 10 cities in the United States. We've identified 354 cities where the typical salary for an Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper job is above the national average. The highest paying city for an Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper is in San Jose, CA, and the average salary for an Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper job is $63,978, which is higher than the national average.
This is followed by Santa Clara, CA and Fremont, CA in second and third places, which beat the national average by $12,999(25.5%) and $12,897(25.3%) respectively. In fourth place is Daly City, CA, which pays $12,745(25%), above the national average. San Francisco, CA, Oakland, CA and Berkeley, CA continue the rankings.
Based on the summary of average salaries paid by cities, the Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper job market in San Jose, CA is relatively active with a higher-paying salary compared to other cities in the United States.
Finally, Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper jobs pay differently based on the city, even if they are in the same state. The cost of living might be a key factor when considering the location and salary of an Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper position.
CITY Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
San Jose $63,978 $5,331 $1,230 $31
Santa Clara $63,978 $5,331 $1,230 $31
Fremont $63,876 $5,323 $1,228 $31
Daly City $63,723 $5,310 $1,225 $31
San Francisco $63,723 $5,310 $1,225 $31
Oakland $62,193 $5,183 $1,196 $30
Berkeley $62,193 $5,183 $1,196 $30
Hayward $62,091 $5,174 $1,194 $30
Union City $59,542 $4,962 $1,145 $29
West New York $59,542 $4,962 $1,145 $29

What Similar Jobs are Paid to Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper in the U.S.?

There are 11 jobs that we find are related to the Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper job category,these similar jobs include Accounting Supervisor,Accounting Director,Accounting Manager,Instructor - Accounting,Professor - Accounting,Head of Accounting,Accounting Professor,Accounting Coordinator,Accounting Associate,Accounting Consultant,and Manager, of Accounting.
All of these 11 jobs are paid between $44,187 to $283,880, and the Head of Accounting gets the highest paid with $283,880 from them. Those similar job salaries are paid differently by many factors such as company size, department base, responsibility, and others. If you're qualified to be hired for one of these similar jobs to the Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper, you could refer to the below list of job salaries based on market prices in the United States.
JOB TITLE Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Accounting Supervisor $88,665 $7,389 $1,705 $43
Accounting Director $191,954 $15,996 $3,691 $92
Accounting Manager $123,565 $10,297 $2,376 $59
Instructor - Accounting $71,411 $5,951 $1,373 $34
Professor - Accounting $138,114 $11,509 $2,656 $66
Head of Accounting $283,880 $23,657 $5,459 $136
Accounting Professor $138,201 $11,517 $2,658 $66
Accounting Coordinator $48,346 $4,029 $930 $23
Accounting Associate $49,240 $4,103 $947 $24
Accounting Consultant $44,187 $3,682 $850 $21
Manager, of Accounting $124,707 $10,392 $2,398 $60
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