Accountant Salary in Seattle (United States)

The average pay for an Accountant in Seattle, Washington is $51,333 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 Budget Management and Financial Analysis.
Accountant in Seattle, Washington Salary (?
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$36,714 - $69,366
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $51,333
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Accountant in Seattle, Washington Salary (?
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$13.38 - $32.65
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,714 - $69,366  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,182  
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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$35,457 - $72,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 157
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.38 - $32.65  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $42.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,182  
   
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).
)
$35,457 - $72,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Experience Affects Accountant in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
$51,000

Skills That Affect Accountant in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 15%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 13%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 6%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 4%
Accounts Payable
up arrow 3%
Tax Preparation
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Data Analysis
0%
National Average
$51,000
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 11%
Quickbooks
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 13%