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Accountant Salary (United Kingdom)

An Accountant earns an average salary of £27,456 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 Salary (?
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£16,321 - £47,624
(Median)
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27K
35K
48K
MEDIAN: £27,455
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Accountant Salary (?
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£7.20 - £29.14
(Median)
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29
MEDIAN: £12.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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£0£17K£34K£51K
Salary
£16,321 - £47,624  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £6,092  
Profit Sharing
£1.00 - £5,182  
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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£16,348 - £50,369  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,285
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£10£20£30
Hourly Rate
£7.20 - £29.14  
   
Overtime
£1.37 - £29.81  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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£0£20K£40K£60K
Bonus
£0.00 - £6,092  
   
Profit Sharing
£1.00 - £5,182  
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).
)
£16,348 - £50,369  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Reading
up arrow 33%
Aberdeen
up arrow 28%
up arrow 21%
Leeds
up arrow 16%
Edinburgh
up arrow 14%
up arrow 12%
Liverpool
up arrow 10%
National Average
₤28,000
up arrow 4%
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Nottingham
up arrow 8%
up arrow 21%
Norwich
up arrow 24%
Leicester
up arrow 24%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

National Average
₤28,000

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Account Management
up arrow 1%
National Average
₤28,000
Sage AccPac ERP Software
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%
Auditing
up arrow 4%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 36%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 224 votes.

Gender

Female
49%
female alumni
 
Male
51%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
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%