An Accountant in Kansas City, Missouri earns an average salary of $47,682 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Tax Preparation, Financial Reporting, and Financial Analysis. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$37,983 - $69,159
$38K
$48K
$69K
MEDIAN: $47,682
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$15.48 - $25.00
$21
MEDIAN: $21.00
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,983 - $69,159  
   
Bonus
$502 - $5,182  
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$33,596 - $68,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$21.00  
   
Overtime
$29.50  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$502 - $5,182  
   
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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$33,596 - $68,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Kansas City, Missouri

Jackson County, Missouri
475,361
Male:
228,430 (48.1%)
Female:
246,931 (51.9%)
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri and the sixth largest city in the Midwest. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 475,378 in 2015, making it the 36th largest city by population in the United States. It is the anchor city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri border. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas City was assigned to distinguish them soon thereafter. Sitting on Missouri's western border, with Downtown near the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers, the modern city encompasses some 319.03 square miles (826.3 km2), making it...
Kansas City:
$50,259
Missouri:
$50,238
$833
Kansas City:
$138,400
Missouri:
$147,800
3.5%

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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
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
052
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Tax Preparation
up arrow 25%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 21%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 12%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 9%

National Average
$48,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 1%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 9%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 10%

Quickbooks
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 13%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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