Accounting Analyst Salary

An Accounting Analyst earns an average salary of $50,313 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$38,579 - $68,875
(Median)
$39K
$50K
$69K
MEDIAN: $50,313
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$14.67 - $26.26
(Median)
$15
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$38,579 - $68,875  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,159  
Profit Sharing
$517 - $9,232  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$36,268 - $70,381  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 827
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.67 - $26.26  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63  
Overtime
$20.28 - $38.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,159  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$517 - $9,232  
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).
)
$36,268 - $70,381  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 188
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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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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,692

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Experience Affects Accounting Analyst Salaries




National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Accounting Analyst Salaries


Financial Analysis
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
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Accounting
up arrow 1%

Financial Reporting
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Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$50,000

Microsoft Office
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Auditing
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Fixed Asset Accounting
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Accounts Receivable
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 164 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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