Accountant with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary

An Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills earns an average salary of $50,670 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$38,713 - $68,453
$39K
$51K
$68K
MEDIAN: $50,900
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$14.75 - $29.52
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MEDIAN: $20.14
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$38,713 - $68,453  
   
Bonus
$150.67 - $6,899  
Profit Sharing
$394.53 - $6,208  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$36,182 - $69,498  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 3,140
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.75 - $29.52  
   
Overtime
$20.82 - $38.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$150.67 - $6,899  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$394.53 - $6,208  
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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$36,182 - $69,498  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,058

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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 $47,000 based on 1,908 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 $53,000 based on 1,062 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 931 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 $54,000 based on 599 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,282

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Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 931 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

▲6%

▲5%

National Average
$50,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 931 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 22%
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