Accountant Salary in Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

The average pay for an Accountant in Boston, Massachusetts is $49,594 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Quickbooks and Microsoft Word.
Accountant in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$39,680 - $67,269
(Median)
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57K
67K
MEDIAN: $49,593
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Accountant in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$12.96 - $50.68
(Median)
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21
41
51
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$39,680 - $67,269  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,148  
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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$39,278 - $71,655  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 125
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.96 - $50.68  
   
Overtime
$21.29 - $35.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,148  
   
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).
)
$39,278 - $71,655  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant in Boston, Massachusetts

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

Experience Affects Accountant in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%
Experienced
up arrow 33%
National Average
$50,000

Skills That Affect Accountant in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Quickbooks
up arrow 37%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 10%
Financial Applications
up arrow 4%
Data Analysis
up arrow 3%
Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Excel
0%
Accounts Receivable
0%
Microsoft Office
0%
Budget Management
0%
National Average
$50,000
Bookkeeping
up arrow 1%
Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 2%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
55%
female alumni
 
Male
45%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 13%
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