Accountant Salary in Houston, Texas

Houston Accountants can expect to earn an average of $52K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $9K and $10K, respectively — total cash payment to Accountants in Houston, Texas can bottom out near $35K or peak near $71K depending on individual performance. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Accountants in Houston making up 70 percent. Most Houston Accountants like their work and job satisfaction is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,286 - $68,915
(Median)
$37K
$52K
$69K
MEDIAN: $51,999
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90%

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$13.94 - $30.20
(Median)
$14
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $20
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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
$37,286 - $68,915  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,895  
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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$34,901 - $70,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 486
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.94 - $30.20  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $38.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,895  
   
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).
)
$34,901 - $70,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $50K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $55K. Houston Accountants with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $55K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $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 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%

National Average
$52,000

Tax Preparation
up arrow 1%

Budget Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%





Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 18%
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