Experienced Accountant Salary

Median pay for Experienced Accountants lies in the neighborhood of $51K per year. 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. 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 a fair number have medical coverage and just over a half have dental coverage, approximately one in four claim no health benefits at all. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$37,225 - $73,403
(Median)
$37K
$51K
$73K
MEDIAN: $50,613
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$14.95 - $30.77
(Median)
$15
$21
$31
MEDIAN: $20
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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
$37,225 - $73,403  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,205  
Profit Sharing
$148.48 - $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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$35,480 - $73,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 3,103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.95 - $30.77  
   
Overtime
$20.66 - $39.41  
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 - $7,205  
   
Profit Sharing
$148.48 - $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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$35,480 - $73,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,158
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Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Experienced Accountants in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 34 percent above the national average. Experienced Accountants will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+32 percent), Seattle (+19 percent), Los Angeles (+17 percent), and Washington (+15 percent). In St. Louis, salaries are 7 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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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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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 838 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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