An Accountant with Microsoft Word skills earns an average salary of $47,504 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$34,923 - $65,719
(Median)
$35K
$48K
$66K
MEDIAN: $47,503
10%
50%
90%

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$12.74 - $26.10
(Median)
$13
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$34,923 - $65,719  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,359  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $10,887  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$31,753 - $65,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,099
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.74 - $26.10  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.27  
Overtime
$18.62 - $38.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,359  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $10,887  
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).
)
$31,753 - $65,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 542
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,484

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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%


Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$45,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 272 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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