Accountant in Detroit, Michigan Salary

The average pay for an Accountant in Detroit, Michigan is $50,000 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Financial Analysis and Financial Applications.

$36,623 - $72,265
$37K
$50K
$72K
MEDIAN: $50,000
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50%
90%

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$12.08 - $29.80
$12
$17
$30
MEDIAN: $16.69
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,623 - $72,265  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
Profit Sharing
$9,500  
Total Pay (?
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$33,796 - $67,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $29.80  
   
Overtime
$24.75  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$2,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$9,500  
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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$33,796 - $67,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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About Detroit, Michigan

Wayne County, Michigan
677,124
Male:
319,265 (47.2%)
Female:
357,859 (52.8%)
Detroit (/dᵻˈtrɔɪt/) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the fourth-largest city in the Midwest and the largest city on the United States–Canada border. It is the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state. The municipality of Detroit had a 2015 estimated population of 677,116, making it the 21st-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people and lies at the heart of the Great Lakes Megalopolis area, with around 60 million people. Roughly one-half of Michigan's population lives in Metro Detroit alone. The Detroit–Windsor area, a commercial link straddling the Canada–U.S. border, has a total population of about 5.7 million. Detroit is a major port on the Detroit River, a strait that connects the Great Lakes system to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. The Detroit Metropolitan Airport is among the most important hubs...
Detroit:
$25,980
Michigan:
$51,084
$747
Detroit:
$42,600
Michigan:
$137,500
10.9%

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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 27 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 $43,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 11 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 $60,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Financial Analysis
▲37%

Financial Applications
▲25%

Tax Preparation
▲6%

Budget Management
▲2%

National Average
$45,000

Data Analysis
▼1%

Financial Reporting
▼3%

General Ledger Accounting
▼3%

Microsoft Excel
▼10%

▼12%

Microsoft Office
▼13%

Microsoft Word
▼13%

Payroll Administration
▼13%

Quickbooks
▼14%

Accounts Receivable
▼14%

Accounts Payable
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 33%