An Accountant in New Orleans, Louisiana earns an average salary of $45,372 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Financial Applications, Financial Analysis, Data Analysis, Payroll Tax Compliance, and Microsoft Excel.

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$34,085 - $58,560  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
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$33,060 - $60,211  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$20.54  
   
Overtime
$26.38  
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
   
Total Pay (?
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$33,060 - $60,211  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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About New Orleans, Louisiana

Orleans Parish, Louisiana
389,617
Male:
185,736 (47.7%)
Female:
203,881 (52.3%)
New Orleans (/njuː ˈɔːrlᵻnz, -ˈɔːrli.ənz, -ɔːrˈliːnz/, or /ˈnɔːrlᵻnz/; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃]) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The population of the city was 343,829 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. The New Orleans metropolitan area (New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area) had a population of 1,167,764 in 2010 and was the 46th largest in the United States. The New Orleans–Metairie–Bogalusa Combined Statistical Area, a larger trading area, had a 2010 population of 1,452,502. The city is named after the Duke of Orleans, who reigned as Regent for Louis XV from 1715 to 1723, as it was established by French colonists and strongly influenced by their European culture. It is well known for its distinct French and Spanish Creole architecture, as well as its cross-cultural and multilingual heritage. New Orleans is also famous for its cuisine, music (particularly as...
New Orleans:
$39,077
Louisiana:
$45,727
$947
New Orleans:
$216,800
Louisiana:
$155,600
5.4%

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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

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

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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$46,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%


Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Financial Applications
up arrow 33%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 30%

Data Analysis
up arrow 16%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 14%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 11%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 8%

Quickbooks
up arrow 3%

National Average
$46,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 6%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 8%

Budget Management
up arrow 8%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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