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Accountant Salary with Financial Applications skills (United States)

Pay for Accountants with Financial Applications skills sits in the ballpark of $49K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $7K and $10K, respectively — total cash payment to Accountants with Financial Applications skills can bottom out near $35K or peak near $71K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. There are more female Accountants with Financial Applications skills who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 68 percent. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little less than one-half. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Accountant with Financial Applications skills Salary (?
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$36,036 - $70,207
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $48,899
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Accountant with Financial Applications skills Salary (?
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$14.65 - $29.14
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,036 - $70,207  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,834  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $9,558  
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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$35,031 - $70,723  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 607
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.65 - $29.14  
   
Overtime
$16.09 - $38.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,834  
   
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $9,558  
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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$35,031 - $70,723  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 175
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant with Financial Applications skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Accountants with Financial Applications skills, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $45K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $51K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Accountants with Financial Applications skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $52K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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San Diego
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Houston
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New York
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Denver
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Boston
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Tulsa
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Chicago
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St. Louis
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National Average
$48,000
Miami
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Albuquerque
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Austin
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Oklahoma City
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Phoenix
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Atlanta
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With a pay rate for Accountants with Financial Applications skills that is 39 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Accountants with Financial Applications skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+29 percent), Houston (+21 percent), New York (+17 percent), and Denver (+16 percent). Falling short of the national average by 7 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Atlanta. Employers in Austin and Oklahoma City also lean toward paying below-median salaries (5 percent less).
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Experience Affects Accountant with Financial Applications skills Salaries

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

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 205 votes.

Gender

Female
68%
female alumni
 
Male
32%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 17%