Pay for Houston Accountants sits in the ballpark of $53K annually. While some workers in this profession — one in five — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Accountants in Houston are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (65 percent) are women. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,711 - $71,062
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$53K
$71K
MEDIAN: $53,080
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$14.90 - $25.30
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$21
$25
MEDIAN: $20
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,711 - $71,062  
   
Bonus
$502 - $8,121  
Profit Sharing
$1,900  
Total Pay (?
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$37,982 - $73,557  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 260
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $25.30  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $50.90  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$502 - $8,121  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,900  
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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$37,982 - $73,557  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

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


Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $52K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $56K. On average, Accountants in Houston, Texas make $60K following one to two decades on the job. For some reason, Accountants in Houston with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $58K.

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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries




National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 14%



General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Budget Management
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Financial Reporting
0%

Tax Preparation
0%

National Average
$53,000

Payroll Administration
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Accounts Receivable
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Microsoft Word
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Accounts Payable
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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