An Accountant in Lexington, Kentucky earns an average salary of $45,546 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are General Ledger Accounting and Accounts Receivable. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$37,543 - $66,337
(Median)
$38K
$46K
$66K
MEDIAN: $45,545
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$10.35 - $25.83
(Median)
$10
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$37,543 - $66,337  
   
Bonus
$196.53  
Total Pay (?
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$30,787 - $58,793  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.35 - $25.83  
   
Overtime
$23.81  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$196.53  
   
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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$30,787 - $58,793  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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About Lexington, Kentucky

Fayette County, Kentucky
314,488
Male:
154,032 (49.0%)
Female:
160,456 (51.0%)
Lexington, consolidated with Fayette County, is the second-largest city in Kentucky and the 61st largest in the United States. Known as the "Horse Capital of the World", it is the heart of the state's Bluegrass region. With a mayor-alderman form of government, it is one of two cities in Kentucky designated by the state as first-class; the other is the state's largest city of Louisville. In the 2015 U.S. Census Estimate, the city's population was 314,488, anchoring a metropolitan area of 500,535 people and a combined statistical area of 723,849 people. Lexington ranks tenth among US cities in college education rate, with 39.5% of residents having at least a bachelor's degree. It is the location of the Kentucky Horse Park, The Red Mile and Keeneland race courses, Rupp Arena, the world's largest basketball-specific arena, Transylvania University, the University of Kentucky and Bluegrass Community & Technical College. This area of fertile soil and...
Lexington:
$51,948
Kentucky:
$45,215
$816
Lexington:
$170,200
Kentucky:
$130,000
3.2%

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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

National Average
$43,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 23%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 12%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 10%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 3%

National Average
$43,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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