Accountant in Lafayette, Louisiana Salary

An Accountant in Lafayette, Louisiana earns an average salary of $47,088 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$43,262 - $49,957
$47K
MEDIAN: $47,088
50%

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$47,088  
   
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$1,875  
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$27,616 - $132,322  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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About Lafayette, Louisiana

Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
127,661
Male:
64,018 (50.1%)
Female:
63,643 (49.9%)
Lafayette (/ˌlæfiˈjɛt/; French: [lafajɛt]) is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. The city of Lafayette is the fourth-largest in the state, with a population of 120,623 at the 2010 census. It is the principal city of the Lafayette, Louisiana Metropolitan Statistical Area, and also the larger, Combined Statistical Area of Lafayette-Opelousas-Morgan City CSA with a population of 611,774 according to 2012 estimates. Lafayette is the parish seat of Lafayette Parish, Louisiana. Its nickname is The Hub City. The American city was founded as Vermilionville in 1821 by Jean Mouton, a French-speaking man of Acadian descent. In 1884, it was renamed for General Lafayette, who fought with and significantly aided the American Army during the American Revolutionary War. The city's economy was primarily based on agriculture until the 1940s, when the petroleum and natural gas industries became dominant. Lafayette is considered the center of Acadiana, the area of Cajun and...
Lafayette:
$47,830
Louisiana:
$45,727
$816
Lafayette:
$186,100
Louisiana:
$155,600
3.1%

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Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
8%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Mid-Career
▲29%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
▼1%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Financial Reporting
▲3%

National Average
$46,000

Tax Preparation
▼3%

Quickbooks
▼5%

Bookkeeping
▼7%

Accounts Receivable
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 11%