Accounting Analyst Salary

An Accounting Analyst earns an average salary of $49,701 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$38,083 - $69,293

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$14.67 - $25.63

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$38,083 - $69,293  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,409  
Profit Sharing
$587 - $9,528  
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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$36,083 - $70,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 723
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.67 - $25.63  
   
Overtime
$20.87 - $38.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,409  
   
Profit Sharing
$587 - $9,528  
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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$36,083 - $70,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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Job Description for Accounting Analyst

Accounting analysts are in charge of creating effective financial data analysis for their company. They develop financial documentation for organizational decision-makers, as well as interpret large amounts of accounting reports to create sound advice for future financial decisions. They also ensure accurate transaction records,evaluate financial processing, and control transaction processes. Accounting analysts also analyze and verify company records following organizational rules and industry privacy standards, as well as have access to control data integration. They draw conclusions for future financial decisions using complex raw data.

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Accounting Analyst Tasks

  • Perform financial planning and analysis, consolidation of forecasts and budgets, financial statement preparation, and investor reporting.
  • Conduct studies of accounting errors and prepare cost accounting, statistics, and legal research reports.
  • Evaluate and interpret financial accounting principles and statements including balance, revenue, and cash flow statements.
  • Coordinate the cash management program to ensure existence of working capital.

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Experience Affects Accounting Analyst Salaries




National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Accounting Analyst Salaries



Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Accounting
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Fixed Asset Accounting
0%

National Average
$49,000

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%

Auditing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 155 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 10%
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