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Accountant Salary in Houston, Texas

Median pay for Accountants in Houston is around $52K annually. Final cash compensation to Accountants in Houston, Texas varies from around $35K to approximately $71K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $9K and $10K, respectively. Work is enjoyable for Houston Accountants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and more than half earn dental coverage. Female Accountants in Houston survey participants are more prevalent than men — 68 percent of professionals. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$37,060 - $69,346
(Median)
$37K
$52K
$69K
MEDIAN: $51,851
10%
50%
90%

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$13.85 - $30.56
(Median)
$14
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,060 - $69,346  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,128  
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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$34,676 - $71,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 457
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.85 - $30.56  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,128  
   
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).
)
$34,676 - $71,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 91

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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 and pay tend to be weakly linked for Houston Accountants — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $50K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $56K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Accountants in Houston make a median salary of $56K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $58K.

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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 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

Tax Preparation
0%

National Average
$52,000

Budget Management
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%






Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

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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