Accountant in Houston, Texas Salary

Accountants in Houston can expect to earn an average of $53K per year. Total cash compensation for Accountants in Houston, Texas runs from $38K to $76K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $10K and profit sharing that can reach almost $27K. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by more than half. More than half of Houston Accountants (67 percent) survey participants are women. Most Accountants in Houston like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,642 - $72,299
$41K
$53K
$72K
MEDIAN: $53,036
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$14.40 - $25.36
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MEDIAN: $19.89
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,642 - $72,299  
   
Bonus
$500 - $9,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $27,124  
Total Pay (?
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$38,227 - $76,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 256
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.40 - $25.36  
   
Overtime
$20.36 - $41.22  
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$500 - $9,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $27,124  
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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$38,227 - $76,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 192 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 52 salaries. An Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 22 salaries.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲11%

▲5%

▲2%

National Average
$52,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 22%
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