The average salary for an Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia is $49,433 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are General Ledger Accounting, Tax Compliance, and Financial Reporting.

$36,581 - $68,909
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$49K
$69K
MEDIAN: $49,432
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$10.30 - $29.36
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,581 - $68,909  
   
Bonus
$293.61 - $7,647  
Profit Sharing
$4,180  
Total Pay (?
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$34,503 - $71,041  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 154
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $29.36  
   
Overtime
$22.65  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$293.61 - $7,647  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,180  
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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$34,503 - $71,041  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

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

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries



National Average
$49,000



Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries


Tax Compliance
up arrow 12%


Financial Analysis
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 1%

Budget Management
up arrow 1%

Quickbooks
0%

National Average
$49,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%




Microsoft Word
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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