Accountant in Charlotte, North Carolina Salary

An Accountant in Charlotte, North Carolina earns an average salary of $47,742 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$38,361 - $68,220
$38K
$48K
$68K
MEDIAN: $47,742
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90%

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$13.88 - $32.00
$14
$19
$32
MEDIAN: $18.75
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$38,361 - $68,220  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$34,408 - $71,093  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.88 - $32.00  
   
Overtime
$18.38 - $33.90  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$34,408 - $71,093  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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About Charlotte, North Carolina

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
827,121
Male:
396,646 (48.0%)
Female:
430,475 (52.0%)
Charlotte /ˈʃɑːrlət/ is the largest city in the state of North Carolina. It is the county seat of Mecklenburg County and the second largest city in the southeastern United States, just behind Jacksonville, Florida. Charlotte is the third fastest growing major city in the United States. In 2014, the estimated population of Charlotte according to the U.S. Census Bureau was 809,958, making it the 17th largest city in the United States based on population. The Charlotte metropolitan area ranks 22nd largest in the US and had a 2014 population of 2,380,314. The Charlotte metropolitan area is part of a sixteen-county market region or combined statistical area with a 2014 U.S. Census population estimate of 2,537,990. Residents of Charlotte are referred to as "Charlotteans." It is listed as a "gamma-plus" global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. Charlotte is home to the corporate headquarters of Bank of America and the east...
Charlotte:
$53,919
North Carolina:
$47,830
$978
Charlotte:
$188,800
North Carolina:
$160,100
5.2%

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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Accountant has a negative trend. An entry-level Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 41 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 19 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 12 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 $42,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲29%

▲14%

National Average
$47,000

▼1%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries


Bookkeeping
▲8%

Tax Preparation
▲7%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
▲7%

Payroll Administration
▲3%

Financial Analysis
▲2%

General Ledger Accounting
▲1%

Accounts Receivable
▼0%

Budget Management
▼0%

National Average
$47,000

Data Analysis
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼4%



Quickbooks
▼14%

Microsoft Word
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 22%