Accounting Analyst Salary

An Accounting Analyst earns an average salary of $50,837 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$38,801 - $66,731
$39K
$51K
$67K
MEDIAN: $50,837
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50%
90%

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$14.50 - $25.53
$14
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.17
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$38,801 - $66,731  
   
Bonus
$153.51 - $6,240  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,335  
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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$35,669 - $67,577  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 549
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.50 - $25.53  
   
Overtime
$19.44 - $38.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$153.51 - $6,240  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,335  
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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$35,669 - $67,577  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 140

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Analyst

Pay by Experience for an Accounting Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounting Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 462 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounting Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 167 salaries. An experienced Accounting Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 131 salaries. An Accounting Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 48 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,821

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Key Stats for Accounting Analyst

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 111 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Accounting Analyst Salaries

▲14%

▲11%

▲7%

National Average
$50,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Accounting Analyst Salaries




▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$50,000



Fixed Asset Accounting
▼1%




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 13%
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