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New Accounts Clerk Salary Information

The salary statistics of new accounts clerks are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of new accounts clerks within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The new accounts clerks annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. New Accounts Clerk Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,990
25th Percentile Wage
$29,390
50th Percentile Wage
$34,990
75th Percentile Wage
$41,260
90th Percentile Wage
$50,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for new accounts clerks. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) new accounts clerks is $50,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,990. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 92% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of new accounts clerks from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201634,9900.31%9.35%
201534,8802.52%-
201434,0002.38%-
201333,1904.43%-
201231,720--

Table 2. New Accounts Clerk Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of new accounts clerks in 10 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for new accounts clerks occupations is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector with an annual salary $38,140. The lowest paying sector is the transportation and warehousing sector (annual salary $26,150).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$38,140
Wholesale Trade
$37,700
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$37,440
Finance and Insurance
$35,050
Information
$33,730
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$33,660
Health Care and Social Assistance
$32,040
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$31,410
Federal, State, and Local Government
$28,370
Transportation and Warehousing
$26,150

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of New Accounts Clerks by States

From the above tables we note that not only new accounts clerks salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of new accounts clerks in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $23,540 to $44,420. The highest paying state for new accounts clerks is Connecticut with a median annual salary of $44,420. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $23,540. For more salary information of new accounts clerks profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Connecticut
$44,420
New Jersey
$44,420
North Carolina
$43,320
Maryland
$40,480
New York
$40,040
Massachusetts
$39,780
Georgia
$38,860
Delaware
$38,660
California
$38,480
Washington
$38,010
Colorado
$37,570
Florida
$37,210
Arizona
$36,600
Iowa
$36,250
South Dakota
$36,180
Wisconsin
$36,040
Oregon
$35,900
Michigan
$35,750
Virginia
$35,710
Illinois
$35,620
South Carolina
$35,160
Maine
$35,100
Minnesota
$34,900
Utah
$34,800
Nevada
$34,640
New Hampshire
$34,590
Idaho
$34,560
Kentucky
$34,500
Alabama
$33,900
Hawaii
$33,830
Rhode Island
$33,830
North Dakota
$33,640
Ohio
$33,460
Vermont
$33,380
Wyoming
$32,380
Montana
$32,300
Texas
$32,030
Louisiana
$31,870
Oklahoma
$31,420
Alaska
$31,290
Indiana
$31,260
Nebraska
$31,250
Kansas
$31,150
Mississippi
$30,620
Pennsylvania
$30,380
Missouri
$30,310
Tennessee
$29,760
Arkansas
$29,580
New Mexico
$29,360
West Virginia
$29,300
Guam
$27,860
Puerto Rico
$23,540


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