Billing and Posting Clerks

General Information


Compile, compute, and record billing, accounting, statistical, and other numerical data for billing purposes. Prepare billing invoices for services rendered or for delivery or shipment of goods.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit77.76%
  2. Private, not for profit11.39%
  3. State and local government5.23%
  4. Self-employed4.22%
  5. Federal government1.07%

Job Outlook

Overall employment of financial clerks is projected to decline 2 percent from 2020 to 2030. Despite declining employment, about 120,900 openings for financial clerks are projected each year, on average, over the decade. All of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to other occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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