Accountant Salary in Houston, Texas

The average Accountant in Houston, Texas earns approximately $52K annually. Total cash compensation to Houston Accountants approaches anywhere from $35K on the lower end to $70K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $9K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. A strong majority enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little more than half. Female Accountants in Houston make up most of the survey respondents at 70 percent. Most Accountants in Houston, Texas report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$37,286 - $68,676

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$13.81 - $29.80

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,286 - $68,676  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,871  
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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$34,545 - $70,455  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 486
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.81 - $29.80  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $37.63  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,871  
   
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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$34,545 - $70,455  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $50K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $55K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Accountants in Houston make a median salary of $55K. Accountants in Houston, Texas who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median 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 11%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 7%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Budget Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$52,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%





Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 19%
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