Accountant Salary in Atlanta, Georgia (United States)

The average salary for an Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia is $48,212 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia Total Pay (?
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$36,431 - $65,028
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65K
MEDIAN: $48,212
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Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia Total Pay (?
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$7.91 - $24.89
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$36,431 - $65,028  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,171  
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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$33,177 - $66,836  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 219
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$7.91 - $24.89  
   
Overtime
$0.14 - $36.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,171  
   
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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$33,177 - $66,836  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 219
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 9%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 8%
Budget Management
up arrow 8%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%
Tax Compliance
up arrow 2%
National Average
$48,000
Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Tax Preparation
up arrow 4%
Financial Applications
up arrow 4%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 5%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 5%
Quickbooks
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%
SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 9%
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Gender
Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 12%
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