Accountant in Memphis, Tennessee Salary

The average salary for an Accountant in Memphis, Tennessee is $54,475 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Data Analysis, General Ledger Accounting, and Microsoft Excel.

$39,559 - $76,319
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$54K
$76K
MEDIAN: $54,475
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$39,559 - $76,319  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
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$39,347 - $75,920  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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About Memphis, Tennessee

Shelby County, Tennessee
655,760
Male:
312,237 (47.6%)
Female:
343,523 (52.4%)
Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Shelby County. The city is located on the fourth Chickasaw Bluff, south of the confluence of the Wolf and Mississippi rivers. Memphis had a population of 653,450 in 2013, making it the largest city in the state of Tennessee. It is the largest city on the Mississippi River, the third largest in the greater Southeastern United States, and the 23rd largest in the United States. The greater Memphis metropolitan area, including adjacent counties in Mississippi and Arkansas, had a 2014 population of 1,317,314. This makes Memphis the second-largest metropolitan area in Tennessee, surpassed by metropolitan Nashville. Memphis is the youngest of Tennessee's major cities, founded in 1819 as a planned city by a group of wealthy Americans including judge John Overton and future president Andrew Jackson. A resident of Memphis is referred to...
Memphis:
$36,908
Tennessee:
$47,275
$826
Memphis:
$94,400
Tennessee:
$150,600
6.5%

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Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
3%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲29%

Mid-Career
▲25%

National Average
$49,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Data Analysis
▲31%

General Ledger Accounting
▲26%


Financial Analysis
▲7%

Microsoft Word
▲4%

Budget Management
▲1%

National Average
$49,000


Bookkeeping
▼4%

Accounts Payable
▼8%

Payroll Administration
▼10%

Microsoft Office
▼11%

Accounts Receivable
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 3%