An Accountant with Financial Reporting skills earns an average salary of $50,427 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$37,661 - $70,433
(Median)
$38K
$50K
$70K
MEDIAN: $50,427
10%
50%
90%

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$14.82 - $30.03
(Median)
$15
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $20
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,661 - $70,433  
   
Bonus
$150.20 - $7,634  
Profit Sharing
$52.37 - $7,846  
Commission
$850  
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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$35,821 - $71,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,269
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.82 - $30.03  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.52  
Overtime
$20.48 - $40.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$150.20 - $7,634  
   
Commission
$850  
Profit Sharing
$52.37 - $7,846  
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).
)
$35,821 - $71,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,011
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,992

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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 762 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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