The average salary for an Accountant is $32,941 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$16,320 - $50,114
(Median)
$16K
$33K
$50K
MEDIAN: $32,941
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50%
90%

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$7.21 - $24.47
(Median)
$7
$13
$24
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$16,320 - $50,114  
   
Bonus
$412.17 - $4,363  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,543 - $51,569  
Country: Puerto Rico | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.21 - $24.47  
   
Overtime
$20.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$412.17 - $4,363  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$16,543 - $51,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

National Average
$31,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 11%

Accounting
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
medical benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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