Accountant in Birmingham, Alabama Salary

An Accountant in Birmingham, Alabama earns an average salary of $50,702 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$39,065 - $61,981
$39K
$51K
$62K
MEDIAN: $50,702
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$14.79 - $30.79
$15
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $19.33
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$39,065 - $61,981  
   
Bonus
$2,966  
Total Pay (?
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$36,616 - $63,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $30.79  
   
Overtime
$28.76  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$2,966  
   
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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$36,616 - $63,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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About Birmingham, Alabama

Jefferson County, Alabama
214,911
Male:
102,122 (47.5%)
Female:
112,789 (52.5%)
Birmingham (/ˈbɜːrmɪŋhæm/ BUR-ming-ham) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Alabama and the county seat of Jefferson County. The city's population was 212,237 in the 2010 United States Census. The Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of about 1,128,047 according to the 2010 Census, which is approximately one quarter of Alabama's population. Birmingham was founded in 1871, during the post-Civil War Reconstruction period, through the merger of three pre-existing farm towns, notably, former Elyton. It grew from there, annexing many more of its smaller neighbors, into an industrial and railroad transportation center with a focus on mining, the iron and steel industry, and railroading. Birmingham was named for Birmingham, England, one of the UK's major industrial cities. Most of the original settlers who founded Birmingham were of English ancestry. In one writer's view, the city was planned as a place where cheap, non-unionized, and African-American labor...
Birmingham:
$32,378
Alabama:
$44,765
$743
Birmingham:
$93,000
Alabama:
$134,100
6.2%

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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

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

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Experienced
▲24%

Late-Career
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$49,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries


Accounts Receivable
▲7%

Budget Management
▲6%

Quickbooks
▲5%

Bookkeeping
▲4%

Financial Analysis
▲3%

General Ledger Accounting
▲2%

Microsoft Excel
▲1%

Accounts Payable
▲1%

National Average
$49,000

Data Analysis
▼6%

Microsoft Office
▼7%

Payroll Administration
▼13%

Microsoft Word
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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