Accountant Salary (United Kingdom)

An Accountant earns an average salary of £27,430 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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£16,115 - £47,154
(Median)
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35K
47K
MEDIAN: £27,430
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Accountant Total Pay (?
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£6.89 - £27.79
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £11.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£17K£34K£51K
Salary
£16,115 - £47,154  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £5,964  
Profit Sharing
£1.01 - £6,851  
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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£16,123 - £49,980  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,304
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£11£22£33
Hourly Rate
£6.89 - £27.79  
   
Overtime
£1.27 - £30.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£22K£44K£66K
Bonus
£0.00 - £5,964  
   
Profit Sharing
£1.01 - £6,851  
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).
)
£16,123 - £49,980  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,304
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Pay Difference By Location

Aberdeen
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Reading
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Edinburgh
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Leeds
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Swindon
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National Average
₤28,000
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Nottingham
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Birmingham
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Norwich
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Exeter
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

National Average
₤28,000

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Account Management
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National Average
₤28,000
Microsoft Excel
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Auditing
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Sage AccPac ERP Software
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Tax Compliance
up arrow 13%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 35%

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Gender

Female
49%
female alumni
 
Male
51%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 63%
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