Experienced Accountant Salary

Pay for Experienced Accountants sits in the ballpark of $51K annually. Total cash compensation for Experienced Accountants runs from $35K to $73K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $7K and profit sharing that can reach almost $6K. For the most part, Experienced Accountants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Experienced Accountants (82 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Although about a fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and slightly more than half get dental coverage, too. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$37,188 - $73,397

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$14.94 - $30.75

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$37,188 - $73,397  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,213  
Profit Sharing
$145.44 - $6,123  
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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$35,456 - $73,383  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 3,131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.94 - $30.75  
   
Overtime
$20.70 - $39.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,213  
   
Profit Sharing
$145.44 - $6,123  
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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$35,456 - $73,383  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,165
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Pay Difference by Location


For Experienced Accountants, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Experienced Accountants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+32 percent), Seattle (+19 percent), Los Angeles (+18 percent), and Washington (+15 percent). Trailing the national average by 7 percent, St. Louis is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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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 Office
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Microsoft Excel
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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 830 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Common Health Benefits

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