Accountant in Baton Rouge Salary

The average salary for an Accountant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is $53,135 per year. A skill in Payroll Administration is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$35,768 - $76,338
$36K
$53K
$76K
MEDIAN: $53,135
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50%
90%

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$18.67 - $25.52
$22
MEDIAN: $22.50
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,768 - $76,338  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
Total Pay (?
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$36,522 - $79,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$22.50  
   
Overtime
$28.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
   
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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$36,522 - $79,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About Baton Rouge, Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
228,596
Male:
111,492 (48.8%)
Female:
117,104 (51.2%)
Baton Rouge (/ˌbætən ˈruːʒ/ BAT-ən ROOZH; French for "Red Stick", French: Bâton-Rouge [bɑtɔ̃ ʁuʒ]) is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city. The seat of East Baton Rouge Parish, the city is located on the eastern bank of the Mississippi River. As the "Capital City", Baton Rouge is the political hub for Louisiana, and is the second-largest city in the state after New Orleans, with an estimated population of 228,590 in 2015, according to the US Census Bureau. The metropolitan area surrounding the city, known as Greater Baton Rouge, is also the second-largest in Louisiana, with a population of 830,480 people as of 2015. The urban area has around 594,309 inhabitants. Baton Rouge is a major industrial, petrochemical, medical, research, motion picture, and growing technology center of the American South. The Port of Greater Baton Rouge is the tenth largest in the United States in terms of...
Baton Rouge:
$41,224
Louisiana:
$45,727
$805
Baton Rouge:
$172,600
Louisiana:
$155,600
5.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 5 salaries. An Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Experienced
▲23%

Late-Career
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$53,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Payroll Administration
▲16%

General Ledger Accounting
▲4%

Quickbooks
▲2%

Financial Reporting
▲1%

National Average
$53,000

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Financial Analysis
▼5%

Budget Management
▼10%

Bookkeeping
▼18%

Tax Preparation
▼21%


Accounts Receivable
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 11%