An Accountant with Accounts Payable skills earns an average salary of $47,083 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$35,023 - $64,139
(Median)
$35K
$47K
$64K
MEDIAN: $47,083
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50%
90%

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$13.85 - $26.54
(Median)
$14
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$35,023 - $64,139  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,853  
Profit Sharing
$9.93 - $6,195  
Commission
$2,095  
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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$32,143 - $64,193  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,973
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.85 - $26.54  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.67  
Overtime
$19.06 - $38.78  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,853  
   
Commission
$2,095  
Profit Sharing
$9.93 - $6,195  
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).
)
$32,143 - $64,193  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,416
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,490

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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries




National Average
$45,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 747 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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