An Accountant earns an average salary of £28,352 per year. A skill in SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO) is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

£17,692 - £46,638
£18K
£28K
£47K
MEDIAN: £28,352
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90%

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£6.81 - £30.47
£6
£13
£30
MEDIAN: £13.45
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£17K£34K£51K
Salary
£17,692 - £46,638  
   
Bonus
£12.50 - £5,346  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £8,199  
Commission
£1,474  
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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£17,648 - £49,826  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,170
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£11£22£33
Hourly Rate
£6.81 - £30.47  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.23  
Overtime
£1.55 - £21.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£22K£44K£66K
Bonus
£12.50 - £5,346  
   
Commission
£1,474  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £8,199  
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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£17,648 - £49,826  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 107

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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 713 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 414 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 305 salaries. An Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 132 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £28,920

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Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲25%

▲23%

▲6%

National Average
₤29,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries





National Average
₤29,000


▼2%



Sage AccPac ERP Software
▼7%


ACCA
▼10%

▼12%


▼12%

Accounts Payable
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 65%
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