Accountant with General Ledger Accounting Skills in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

An Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $55,973 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$40,452 - $74,913
$40K
$56K
$75K
MEDIAN: $55,696
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90%

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$17.24 - $27.47
$23
MEDIAN: $22.74
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$40,452 - $74,913  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $5,117  
Profit Sharing
$1,755  
Total Pay (?
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$39,347 - $74,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$22.74  
   
Overtime
$25.17  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $5,117  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,755  
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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$39,347 - $74,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 16 salaries. An Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲8%

Late-Career
▲8%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 22%
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