Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Accountants in Houston, experience in the field does not tend to play a major role in salary decisions; in general, pay does not go up drastically with more experience, and earnings grow incrementally instead. Though starting salaries approximate $49K, they climb to $55K after five to 10 years. Compensation is $55K after 10 to 20 years. As Accountants in Houston, Texas reach two decades on the job, salary growth continues, albeit at a slower pace, with pay averaging $57K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 12 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than 10 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 10 percent. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field—more than half of those surveyed fit this bill.