Account Analyst Salary

Median pay for Account Analysts in the United States is around $42K per year. Total cash compensation for Account Analysts runs from $31K to $56K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $5K and profit sharing that can reach almost $6K. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Account Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,660 - $59,128
(Median)
$33K
$42K
$59K
MEDIAN: $41,582
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$12.13 - $22.62
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$12
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,660 - $59,128  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,017  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $5,918  
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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$30,697 - $56,420  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 179
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.13 - $22.62  
   
Overtime
$18.79 - $34.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,017  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $5,918  
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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$30,697 - $56,420  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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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


Survey takers who work as Account Analysts report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Customer Service, Data Analysis, Billing, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Excel. Those educated in Data Analysis tend to be well versed in Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Account Analyst

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


For Account Analysts, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $39K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $43K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Account Analysts make a median salary of $44K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $45K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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

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


Skills That Affect Account Analyst Salaries

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$41,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Billing
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 15%
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