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Accountant Salary in Houston, Texas

Accountants in Houston, Texas can expect to earn an average of $52K per year. Total cash earnings of Accountants in Houston range from $35K on the low end to $71K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $9K and $10K, respectively. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Female Houston Accountants are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (69 percent) are women. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$37,312 - $69,122
(Median)
$37K
$52K
$69K
MEDIAN: $51,830
10%
50%
90%

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$13.85 - $30.56
(Median)
$14
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
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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
$37,312 - $69,122  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,046  
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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$34,837 - $70,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 467
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
$-0.49 - $37.88  
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 - $9,046  
   
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).
)
$34,837 - $70,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 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.


Accountants in Houston, Texas do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. 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. Houston Accountants claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $56K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $58K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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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%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$52,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 1%

Budget Management
up arrow 1%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%




Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

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: 79% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 19%
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