What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Accountant Salary in Houston, Texas

Houston Accountants can expect to earn an average of $52K per year. Cash earnings for Accountants in Houston, Texas — including $9K in bonuses and $10K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $35K to $71K depending on individual performance. Accountants in Houston survey participants are largely women, dominating at 68 percent. Work is enjoyable for Accountants in Houston, Texas, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$37,158 - $69,013
(Median)
$37K
$52K
$69K
MEDIAN: $51,826
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$13.81 - $30.72
(Median)
$14
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,158 - $69,013  
   
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).
)
$34,708 - $70,938  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 461
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.
)
$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.81 - $30.72  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.75  
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).
)
$34,708 - $70,938  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 89

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

- OR -

Log in with LinkedIn

Comp Managers Click Here »

Staff Accountant Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Accountant in Houston, Texas

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $50K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $56K. Accountants in Houston, Texas see a median salary of $56K after reaching one to two decades on the job. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Houston Accountants with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $58K.

United States (change)

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 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$52,000

Budget Management
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%






Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

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: 78% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 20%