Accountant Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

The average pay for an Accountant in Houston, Texas is $50,856 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Financial Analysis and Financial Applications. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Accountant in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$37,373 - $66,926
(Median)
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51K
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MEDIAN: $50,856
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Accountant in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$13.38 - $30.34
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,373 - $66,926  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,581  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $10,137  
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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$34,265 - $69,279  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 504
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.38 - $30.34  
   
Overtime
$1.45 - $36.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,581  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $10,137  
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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$34,265 - $69,279  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 504
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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.

Experience Affects Accountant in Houston, Texas Salaries

National Average
$51,000

Skills That Affect Accountant in Houston, Texas Salaries

Financial Applications
up arrow 14%
SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 9%
Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Tax Preparation
up arrow 1%
Budget Management
up arrow 1%
National Average
$51,000
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 1%
Accounts Payable
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

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Gender

Female
69%
female alumni
 
Male
31%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
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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