Entry-Level Accountant Salary
Earnings for Entry-Level Accountants come in at around $47K per year on average. Total incomes of Entry-Level Accountants incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $6K from bonuses and close to $6K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $31K and $62K. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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EY (Ernst & Young), PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, LLP, Deloitte & Touche LLP, and General Electric Co (GE) are top-notch employers for Entry-Level Accountants in this area. PricewaterhouseCoopers offers the largest salaries in town ($63K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $41K to $82K. Entry-Level Accountants will also find cushy salaries at Cargill (+$59K), Deloitte & Touche LLP (+$58K), and EY (Ernst & Young) (+$57K).
Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Bkd, Llp ($44K), CBRE Group ($47K), and SYSCO Corporation ($49K).
Pay Difference by Location
San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Accountants, 31 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Accountants will also find cushy salaries in New York (+16 percent), Houston (+16 percent), Minneapolis (+13 percent), and Boston (+12 percent).