Earnings for Accountants in Houston come in at around $53K per year on average. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. There are more female Accountants in Houston, Texas who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 66 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,708 - $72,303  
   
Bonus
$503 - $8,243  
Profit Sharing
$1,800  
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$38,873 - $75,324  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 251
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$14.74 - $25.17  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $51.38  
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Bonus
$503 - $8,243  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,800  
Total Pay (?
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$38,873 - $75,324  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Houston Accountants — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $52K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $54K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $57K in this role. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $58K.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries




National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries





SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
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National Average
$53,000





Tax Preparation
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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