Accountants with Financial Applications skills take home an average $50K per year. Final cash compensation to Accountants with Financial Applications skills varies from around $35K to approximately $71K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $7K and $6K, respectively. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$36,896 - $70,403
(Median)
$37K
$50K
$70K
MEDIAN: $50,136
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$14.68 - $27.27
(Median)
$15
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,896 - $70,403  
   
Bonus
$98.63 - $7,224  
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $6,082  
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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$35,209 - $71,003  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 658
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $27.27  
   
Overtime
$20.09 - $36.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$98.63 - $7,224  
   
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $6,082  
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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$35,209 - $71,003  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 203
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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 $46K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $52K. Accountants with Financial Applications skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $53K. Accountants with Financial Applications skills who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,234

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

For Accountants with Financial Applications skills, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Accountants with Financial Applications skills will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+31 percent), Denver (+21 percent), Boston (+21 percent), and Atlanta (+18 percent). The lowest-paying market is Cincinnati, which sits 7 percent below the national average. Employers in Oklahoma City and Albuquerque also lean toward paying below-median salaries (7 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 145 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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