Accountant with Financial Applications Skills Salary

Median pay for Accountants with Financial Applications skills lies in the neighborhood of $49K per year. Total cash compensation for Accountants with Financial Applications skills runs from $35K to $70K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $7K and profit sharing that can reach almost $5K. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Accountants with Financial Applications skills survey participants are largely women, dominating at 68 percent. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly less than half. Work is enjoyable for Accountants with Financial Applications skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$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.


For many Accountants with Financial Applications skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $45K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $51K. Accountants with Financial Applications skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $51K. Accountants with Financial Applications skills who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $52K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,190

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Home to some of the best pay for Accountants with Financial Applications skills, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 40 percent above the national average. 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). In Orlando, salaries are 10 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Atlanta (7 percent less) and Oklahoma City (5 percent less).

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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

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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