An Accountant earns an average salary of £27,072 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Financial Analysis and SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO). People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Accountant Total Pay (?
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£15,860 - £45,922
(Median)
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20K
27K
34K
46K
MEDIAN: £27,071
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Accountant Total Pay (?
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£6.73 - £28.49
(Median)
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28
MEDIAN: £11.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£17K£34K£51K
Salary
£15,860 - £45,922  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £5,941  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £6,117  
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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£15,870 - £49,550  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,247
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£10£20£30
Hourly Rate
£6.73 - £28.49  
   
Overtime
£5.78 - £27.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£20K£40K£60K
Bonus
£0.00 - £5,941  
   
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £6,117  
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).
)
£15,870 - £49,550  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,247
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Pay Difference By Location
Reading
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Aberdeen
up arrow 30%
Leeds
up arrow 22%
Edinburgh
up arrow 19%
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Liverpool
up arrow 11%
Cambridge
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Birmingham
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National Average
₤27,000
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Nottingham
up arrow 8%
Glasgow
up arrow 9%
Leeds
up arrow 20%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

National Average
₤27,000

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Account Management
0%
National Average
₤27,000
Auditing
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
49%
female alumni
 
Male
51%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 62%
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