Accountant with Financial Applications Skills Salary

The average Accountant with Financial Applications skills earns approximately $51K annually. 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 is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Work is enjoyable for Accountants with Financial Applications skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little more than half. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$37,223 - $71,249
$37K
$51K
$71K
MEDIAN: $50,783
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$14.52 - $27.51
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MEDIAN: $20.30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,223 - $71,249  
   
Bonus
$25.64 - $7,179  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $5,500  
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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$35,143 - $71,663  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 643
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.52 - $27.51  
   
Overtime
$19.44 - $37.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$25.64 - $7,179  
   
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $5,500  
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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$35,143 - $71,663  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 197
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $47K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $53K. For Accountants with Financial Applications skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $54K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $53K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,913

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

Chicago is home to an above-average pay rate for Accountants with Financial Applications skills, 27 percent higher than the national average. Accountants with Financial Applications skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+20 percent), Boston (+19 percent), Atlanta (+17 percent), and Houston (+15 percent). Cincinnati ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 9 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Oklahoma City and Phoenix (8 percent lower).

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 143 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

▲7%

▲6%

National Average
$50,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 143 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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