Accountant with Financial Applications Skills Salary

Accountants with Financial Applications skills take home approximately $51K per year on average. Total incomes of Accountants with Financial Applications skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $7K from bonuses and close to $6K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $35K and $72K. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Accountants with Financial Applications skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. There are more female Accountants with Financial Applications skills who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 69 percent. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$37,371 - $71,814
$37K
$51K
$72K
MEDIAN: $51,305
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$14.40 - $28.30
$14
$20
$28
MEDIAN: $20.43
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$37,371 - $71,814  
   
Bonus
$25.64 - $6,904  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $6,182  
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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$35,148 - $72,170  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 652
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.40 - $28.30  
   
Overtime
$19.97 - $37.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$25.64 - $6,904  
   
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $6,182  
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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$35,148 - $72,170  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 218

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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 440 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 248 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 198 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 $53,000 based on 137 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,278

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 26 percent, Accountants with Financial Applications skills in Chicago receive some of the highest pay in the country. Accountants with Financial Applications skills will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+19 percent), Boston (+18 percent), Atlanta (+16 percent), and Houston (+14 percent). Cincinnati is the lowest-paying area, 10 percent south of the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Oklahoma City and Phoenix (9 percent lower).

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 166 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Experienced
▲8%

▲6%

▲5%

National Average
$50,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 166 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 20%
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