Accountant in Houston, Texas Salary

The average Accountant in Houston, Texas earns approximately $52K annually. Overall cash earnings for Accountants in Houston, Texas stretch from $35K on the lower end to $71K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $9K from bonuses and $14K from profit sharing. More than half of Houston Accountants (69 percent) survey participants are women. A strong majority enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most Accountants in Houston like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to 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.


For many Accountants in Houston, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $50K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $55K. Accountants in Houston, Texas claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $56K. As Accountants in Houston reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $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
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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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