The average wage for a Bookkeeper is £9.97 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Accounts Payable, sage line 50, and Accounting.
Bookkeeper Total Pay (?
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.
)
£12,429 - £26,607
(Median)
12K
15K
19K
23K
27K
MEDIAN: £19,427
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site
Bookkeeper Total Pay (?
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.
)
£6.96 - £15.29
(Median)
7
10
13
15
MEDIAN: £9.00
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site

National Salary 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.
)
£0£11K£22K£33K
Salary
£12,429 - £26,607  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,557  
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).
)
£13,681 - £31,068  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 841
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
£0£7£14£21
Hourly Rate
£6.96 - £15.29  
   
Overtime
£0.00 - £19.34  
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.
)
£0£14K£28K£42K
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,557  
   
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).
)
£13,681 - £31,068  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 841
Is Bookkeeper your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

Bookkeeper Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location
Popular Skills for Bookkeeper
Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Bedford
up arrow 49%
Brighton
up arrow 19%
Milton Keynes
up arrow 18%
Swindon
up arrow 9%
up arrow 7%
Bristol
up arrow 3%
Ipswich
up arrow 2%
Norwich
up arrow 2%
Preston
up arrow 2%
Birmingham
0%
National Average
₤20,000
Poole
up arrow 2%
Belfast
up arrow 5%
Birmingham
up arrow 9%
Edinburgh
up arrow 16%
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Bookkeeper Salaries

National Average
₤20,000

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

Accounts Payable
up arrow 20%
sage line 50
up arrow 16%
Accounting
up arrow 15%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 4%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 3%
National Average
₤20,000
Credit Control
up arrow 2%
Job Satisfaction
Extremely satisfied Image
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 94 votes.
Gender
Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
21%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 8% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 89%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -