The average salary for an Accountant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is $46,262 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Data Analysis and Tax Preparation.

$39,314 - $59,926
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MEDIAN: $46,262
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$12.37 - $32.97
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MEDIAN: $18.14
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$39,314 - $59,926  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $12,671  
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$33,408 - $60,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $32.97  
   
Overtime
$27.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$489.36 - $12,671  
   
Total Pay (?
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$33,408 - $60,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
600,154
Male:
286,315 (47.7%)
Female:
313,839 (52.3%)
Milwaukee (/mɪlˈwɔːkiː/, /ˈmwɔːki/) is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States. The county seat of Milwaukee County, it is on Lake Michigan's western shore. According to the 2010 census, Milwaukee has a population of 594,833. Milwaukee is the main cultural and economic center of the Milwaukee–Racine–Waukesha Metropolitan Area with a population of 2,043,904 as of an official 2014 estimate. The first Europeans to pass through the area were French Catholic missionaries and fur traders. In 1818, the French Canadian explorer Solomon Juneau settled in the area, and in 1846 Juneau's town combined with two neighboring towns to incorporate as the City of Milwaukee. Large numbers of German immigrants helped increase the city's population during the 1840s, with Poles and other immigrants arriving in the following decades. Known for its brewing traditions, major new additions to the city include the Milwaukee Riverwalk, the...
Milwaukee:
$37,495
Wisconsin:
$55,638
$802
Milwaukee:
$114,000
Wisconsin:
$168,300
5.7%

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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
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
052
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 18%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 10%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 1%

General Ledger Accounting
0%

National Average
$45,000

Payroll Administration
up arrow 2%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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