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Accountant Salary in Seattle

The average pay for an Accountant in Seattle, Washington is $51,164 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Financial Analysis, Budget Management, and Financial Reporting.

$36,295 - $69,923
(Median)
$36K
$51K
$70K
MEDIAN: $51,164
10%
50%
90%

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$14.39 - $29.56
(Median)
$14
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,295 - $69,923  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,896  
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $10,101  
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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$34,801 - $72,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 161
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.39 - $29.56  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.36  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,896  
   
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $10,101  
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).
)
$34,801 - $72,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant in Seattle, Washington

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

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Experience Affects Accountant in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Accountant in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 15%

Budget Management
up arrow 12%


Payroll Administration
up arrow 3%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Bookkeeping
0%

National Average
$51,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 6%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 9%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 14%

Quickbooks
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 14%