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Accountant Salary (United Kingdom)

An Accountant earns an average salary of £27,578 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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£16,463 - £48,379
(Median)
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28K
35K
48K
MEDIAN: £27,578
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Accountant Salary (?
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£7.09 - £28.59
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £12.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£17K£34K£51K
Salary
£16,463 - £48,379  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £6,004  
Profit Sharing
£0.97 - £5,152  
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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£16,429 - £50,733  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,373
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£10£20£30
Hourly Rate
£7.09 - £28.59  
   
Overtime
£1.47 - £29.50  
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 - £6,004  
   
Profit Sharing
£0.97 - £5,152  
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).
)
£16,429 - £50,733  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

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Pay Difference By Location

Aberdeen
up arrow 27%
Leeds
up arrow 24%
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Reading
up arrow 19%
Edinburgh
up arrow 9%
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Cambridge
up arrow 9%
Liverpool
up arrow 5%
National Average
₤28,000
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Birmingham
up arrow 18%
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Leicester
up arrow 22%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

National Average
₤28,000

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Account Management
0%
National Average
₤28,000
Auditing
up arrow 2%
Sage AccPac ERP Software
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 36%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 239 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
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 62%