Experienced Accountant Salary

Pay for Experienced Accountants sits in the ballpark of $50K per year. Total cash earnings of Experienced Accountants range from $35K on the low end to $73K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $7K and $6K, respectively. Job satisfaction for Experienced Accountants is high. Approximately one-fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and a little over a half claim dental coverage as well. There are far more female Experienced Accountants who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 83 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$36,998 - $72,787
(Median)
$37K
$50K
$73K
MEDIAN: $50,323
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50%
90%

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$14.94 - $30.65
(Median)
$15
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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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.
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,998 - $72,787  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,574  
Profit Sharing
$194.89 - $6,135  
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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$35,260 - $72,834  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,922
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.94 - $30.65  
   
Overtime
$20.57 - $39.53  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,574  
   
Profit Sharing
$194.89 - $6,135  
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).
)
$35,260 - $72,834  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,113

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Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Experienced Accountants, New York offers exceptional salaries, 35 percent above the national average. Experienced Accountants will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+28 percent), Los Angeles (+18 percent), Seattle (+18 percent), and Washington (+15 percent). St. Louis is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 6 percent.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Accountant Salaries


Budget Management
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Financial Applications
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Financial Reporting
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Data Analysis
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Tax Preparation
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Microsoft Excel
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$50,000

Payroll Tax Compliance
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Microsoft Word
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Quickbooks
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 880 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 25%