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The average clerk & bookkeeper salary in District of Columbia, United States is $46,622 or an hourly rate of $22. This is 12% higher (+$5,058) than the average clerk & bookkeeper salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $802.
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An entry level clerk & bookkeeper (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $35,003. On the other end, a senior level clerk & bookkeeper (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $61,379.
Job Description
Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers. Excludes “Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks” (43-3051).

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