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Accountant Salary in Houston, Texas

Houston Accountants pull down an average of $51K annually. In the world of Accountants in Houston, Texas, total cash compensation can vary between $35K and $70K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $9K and $10K, respectively. Most Accountants in Houston like their work and job satisfaction is high. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$37,466 - $67,961
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MEDIAN: $51,285
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$13.69 - $34.35
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,466 - $67,961  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,868  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $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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$34,836 - $70,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 443
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.69 - $34.35  
   
Overtime
$6.75 - $36.51  
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.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,868  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $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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$34,836 - $70,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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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.


For Accountants in Houston, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $49K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $54K. Houston Accountants see a median salary of $55K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $58K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Experience Affects Accountant in Houston, Texas Salaries




National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Accountant in Houston, Texas Salaries


Financial Applications
up arrow 13%

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


Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Tax Preparation
0%

Budget Management
0%

National Average
$52,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%






Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 114 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

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%