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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. New Accounts Clerk Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,250
25th Percentile Wage
$29,760
50th Percentile Wage
$35,260
75th Percentile Wage
$41,240
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 $35,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,250. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 90% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of new accounts clerks from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$35,260
0.77% 10.04%
2016
$34,990
0.31% -
2015
$34,880
2.52% -
2014
$34,000
2.38% -
2013
$33,190
4.43% -
2012
$31,720
- -

Table 2. New Accounts Clerk Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of new accounts clerks in 11 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 wholesale trade sector with an annual salary $43,180. The lowest paying sector is the transportation and warehousing sector (annual salary $26,150).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Wholesale Trade
$43,180
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$38,140
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$36,960
Finance and Insurance
$35,270
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$35,090
Information
$33,730
Health Care and Social Assistance
$33,100
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$31,590
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$31,350
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 $23,570 to $43,430. The highest paying state for new accounts clerks is North Carolina with a median annual salary of $43,430. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $23,570. For more salary information of new accounts clerks profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
North Carolina
$43,430
Maryland
$43,000
Georgia
$41,260
New Jersey
$40,960
Alaska
$39,520
Florida
$39,320
Massachusetts
$39,320
New York
$38,730
California
$38,660
Washington
$38,120
Delaware
$37,590
Connecticut
$37,470
Arizona
$37,420
South Carolina
$37,270
District of Columbia
$36,700
Michigan
$36,580
Maine
$36,580
Minnesota
$36,510
Wisconsin
$36,490
Colorado
$36,460
Illinois
$36,370
Utah
$36,210
Kentucky
$36,180
Iowa
$35,880
South Dakota
$35,870
Virginia
$35,810
Oregon
$35,370
Wyoming
$35,230
Nevada
$34,940
Alabama
$34,830
Idaho
$34,670
Hawaii
$34,430
North Dakota
$34,380
Ohio
$34,270
Montana
$33,990
Vermont
$33,850
Rhode Island
$33,830
Mississippi
$33,530
New Hampshire
$33,500
Oklahoma
$32,640
Nebraska
$32,460
New Mexico
$32,120
Texas
$31,710
Indiana
$31,640
Louisiana
$31,610
Tennessee
$31,270
West Virginia
$31,170
Pennsylvania
$30,900
Missouri
$30,040
Kansas
$29,970
Arkansas
$29,890
Virgin Islands
$29,840
Guam
$28,610
Puerto Rico
$23,570



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