An Accountant with Bookkeeping skills earns an average salary of $46,119 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$34,393 - $62,918
$34K
$46K
$63K
MEDIAN: $46,118
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$13.07 - $26.44
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$34,393 - $62,918  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,300  
Profit Sharing
$9.64 - $8,292  
Commission
$700  
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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$31,027 - $62,910  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,503
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.07 - $26.44  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.67  
Overtime
$18.39 - $37.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,300  
   
Commission
$700  
Profit Sharing
$9.64 - $8,292  
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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$31,027 - $62,910  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,376

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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,603

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Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 671 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries




National Average
$45,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 671 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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