Accountant Salary in Houston, Texas

Accountants in Houston, Texas can expect wages of $52K annually on average. In the world of Accountants in Houston, overall income ranges from $35K near the bottom to $71K at the top; this can include more than $9K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. For the most part, Houston Accountants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,084 - $68,868
(Median)
$37K
$52K
$69K
MEDIAN: $51,892
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$13.81 - $30.00
(Median)
$14
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,084 - $68,868  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,845  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,304  
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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$34,757 - $70,617  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 488
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.81 - $30.00  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $37.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,845  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,304  
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).
)
$34,757 - $70,617  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant in Houston, Texas

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $50K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $55K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Accountants in Houston, Texas make a median salary of $55K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $57K.

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Experience Affects Accountant in Houston, Texas Salaries




National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Accountant in Houston, Texas Salaries

Financial Applications
up arrow 12%


SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 6%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Budget Management
0%

National Average
$52,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 2%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%





Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 19%
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