Accounting Clerk III Salary in the United States

How much does an Accounting Clerk III make in the United States? The average Accounting Clerk III salary in the United States is $50,456 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $45,543 and $56,588. 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

Job Description

Accounting Clerk III performs a range of routine accounting activities such as maintenance of the general ledger, preparation of various accounting statements and financial reports. Reviews, codes, and verifies transactions and journal entries. Being an Accounting Clerk III researches and resolves issues and exceptions. Completes simple and complex calculations and assists with trial balances. Additionally, Accounting Clerk III may also process accounts payable and receivable transactions. May be responsible for the processing of a group of accounts and is a resource for less experienced clerks. Has a deep understanding of bookkeeping and accounting principles. Is proficient with spreadsheets and other software tools. Typically requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to the Manager or the Supervisor. The Accounting Clerk III has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. To be an Accounting Clerk III typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Accounting Clerk II

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    Accounting Clerk III

    3 - 5 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    Accounting Supervisor

    3 - 5 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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