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Accountant Salary in Seattle

The average pay for an Accountant in Seattle, Washington is $51,388 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.
$36,238 - $69,758
(Median)
$36K
$51K
$70K
MEDIAN: $51,387
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50%
90%

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$14.39 - $29.56
(Median)
$14
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,238 - $69,758  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,040  
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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$35,016 - $72,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 159
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.39 - $29.56  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $42.41  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,040  
   
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).
)
$35,016 - $72,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | 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.

Experience Affects Accountant in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Accountant in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 14%

Budget Management
up arrow 13%


Bookkeeping
up arrow 4%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 2%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

National Average
$51,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 14%

Quickbooks
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 14%