Accountant in Houston, Texas Salary

For Accountants in Houston, annual average wages total $52K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $9K and $14K, respectively — total cash payment to Houston Accountants can bottom out near $35K or peak near $71K depending on individual performance. A fair number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Women make up the majority of Accountants in Houston, Texas (69 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Job satisfaction for Accountants in Houston is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$37,043 - $69,333
(Median)
$37K
$52K
$69K
MEDIAN: $51,832
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$13.98 - $30.41
(Median)
$14
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $20
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,043 - $69,333  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,817  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,734  
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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$35,288 - $71,366  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 514
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.98 - $30.41  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $38.64  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,817  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,734  
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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$35,288 - $71,366  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. 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 $55K on average — a distinctly larger sum. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $56K in this role. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $58K.

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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries




National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries



SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 6%


Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%

Budget Management
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
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National Average
$52,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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