Accountant with Financial Applications Skills Salary

The average Accountant with Financial Applications skills earns approximately $49K per year. Total cash compensation to Accountants with Financial Applications skills approaches anywhere from $35K on the lower end to $70K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $7K from bonuses and upwards of $5K from profit sharing. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. More than half of Accountants with Financial Applications skills (68 percent) survey participants are women. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Accountants with Financial Applications skills. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,870 - $69,449
(Median)
$36K
$49K
$69K
MEDIAN: $48,889
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$14.73 - $27.20
(Median)
$15
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,870 - $69,449  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,016  
Profit Sharing
$492.25 - $4,946  
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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$34,815 - $70,160  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 949
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.73 - $27.20  
   
Overtime
$19.42 - $37.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,016  
   
Profit Sharing
$492.25 - $4,946  
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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$34,815 - $70,160  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 256
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

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


Accountants with Financial Applications skills with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $45K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $51K. Accountants with Financial Applications skills bring in $51K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $52K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,190

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

With a pay rate for Accountants with Financial Applications skills that is 40 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Accountants with Financial Applications skills will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+29 percent), Denver (+27 percent), Boston (+23 percent), and Seattle (+22 percent). Orlando is the lowest-paying area, 10 percent south of the national average. Workers in Atlanta and Oklahoma City earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (7 percent less and 5 percent less, respectively).

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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 246 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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