Accountant Salary with Accounts Receivable skills (United States)

The average Accountant earns approximately $43,004 per year. Compensation starts at $30,089 and can reach $61,294 per year. Total cash income, which bottoms out near $32,986 and peaks near $60,606, incorporates potential for more than $5,073 from bonuses and close to $6,205 from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While some workers in this profession—23 percent—do not have any health coverage, most do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. Female Accountants with Accounts Receivable skills make up most of the field at 73 percent. Work is enjoyable for the better half of Accountants with Accounts Receivable skills who claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
Accountant with Accounts Receivable skills Salary (?
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$32,986 - $60,606
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MEDIAN: $44,428
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Accountant with Accounts Receivable skills Salary (?
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$12.02 - $25.43
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,986 - $60,606  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,073  
Profit Sharing
$502 - $6,205  
Total Pay (?
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$30,089 - $61,294  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,964
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.02 - $25.43  
   
Overtime
$15.16 - $35.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,073  
   
Profit Sharing
$502 - $6,205  
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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$30,089 - $61,294  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 917
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant with Accounts Receivable skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Accountants with Accounts Receivable skills, experience in the field does not tend to play a major role in salary decisions; in general, pay does not go up drastically with more experience, and earnings grow incrementally instead. Though starting salaries approximate $40K, they climb to $46K after five to 10 years. Earnings total $46K after one to two decades. After a couple decades on the job, Accountants with Accounts Receivable skills see only modest salary growth, with pay averaging $47K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 20 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 6 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 13 percent. Workers in this area tend to have one to nine years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Washington
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San Diego
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New York
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Houston
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Minneapolis
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Dallas
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Atlanta
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St. Louis
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Chicago
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Denver
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National Average
$43,000
Orlando
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Austin
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Columbus
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Home to some of the best pay for Accountants with Accounts Receivable skills, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 35 percent above the national average. Those in search of high salaries should also consider checking out cities like Washington, San Diego, New York, and Houston, top-paying markets where Accountants with Accounts Receivable skills rake in more than the national norm (+34 percent, +22 percent, +20 percent, and +17 percent). In Columbus, salaries are 7 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers also pay below the national average in Austin (-5 percent) and Orlando (-2 percent).

Experience Affects Accountant with Accounts Receivable skills Salaries

National Average
$43,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 767 votes.

Gender

Female
73%
female alumni
 
Male
27%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 23%
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