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Experienced Accountant Salary

Experienced Accountants take home an average $50K annually. Total cash compensation to Experienced Accountants approaches anywhere from $35K on the lower end to $73K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $7K from bonuses and upwards of $6K from profit sharing. While nearly one-fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (83 percent) of Experienced Accountants who took the survey are female. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$37,140 - $72,778
(Median)
$37K
$50K
$73K
MEDIAN: $50,357
10%
50%
90%

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$14.90 - $30.68
(Median)
$15
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $20
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50%
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
$37,140 - $72,778  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,912  
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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$35,340 - $72,824  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,995
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.
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $30.68  
   
Overtime
$20.55 - $39.58  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,912  
   
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).
)
$35,340 - $72,824  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,130

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Pay Difference by Location


New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Experienced Accountants, 36 percent higher than the national average. Experienced Accountants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+31 percent), Los Angeles (+18 percent), Washington (+17 percent), and Seattle (+16 percent). St. Louis is the lowest-paying area, 6 percent south of the national average.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Accountant Salaries


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

National Average
$50,000

Microsoft Word
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Payroll Tax Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 867 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 25%
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