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Account Analyst Salary

Earnings for Account Analysts in the United States come in at around $42K per year on average. Total incomes of Account Analysts incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $5K from bonuses and close to $6K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $31K and $58K. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a majority earn dental coverage. Most Account Analysts survey respondents are women (72 percent). Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$32,533 - $60,284
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MEDIAN: $41,783
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$12.14 - $22.54
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,533 - $60,284  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,962  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $5,872  
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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$30,847 - $58,100  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 167
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $22.54  
   
Overtime
$19.63 - $34.63  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,962  
   
Profit Sharing
$511 - $5,872  
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).
)
$30,847 - $58,100  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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Job Description for Account Analyst

The account analyst’s job will generally have them looking at financial statements for public companies. They will be responsible for evaluating balance sheets, statements of cash flow, and income statements. The analyst will have extensive knowledge of accounting principle. This knowledge will be applied when providing details that support the financial statements of the companies they work for.

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Account Analyst Tasks

  • Identify and resolve errors with customer accounts.
  • Monitor customer payments received and current account status.
  • Process client invoices, applying price reductions and rebates.
  • Maintain records of company promotions, sales, price changes, and other factors affecting customer billing.

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Popular Skills for Account Analyst


Account Analysts only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Customer Service, Data Analysis, Billing, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. For most people, competency in Data Analysis indicates knowledge of Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Account Analyst

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $40K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $43K. Account Analysts bring in $44K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $43K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

Account Analyst Reviews

What is it like working as an Account Analyst?

Account Analyst in Pittsburgh:
"Monotonous Days."
Pros: No surprises, once you learn what you're doing efficiently you will be good. Things don't change often.
Cons: Same thing every day. Lack of vertical movement or ways to stand out.

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Experience Affects Account Analyst Salaries


Mid-Career
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Late-Career
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National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Account Analyst Salaries

Customer Service
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Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$41,000

Billing
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 19%