The average salary for an Accounting Analyst is $48,658 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. 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.
Accounting Analyst Total Pay (?
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$35,741 - $67,659
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57K
68K
MEDIAN: $48,657
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Accounting Analyst Total Pay (?
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$14.57 - $25.91
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,741 - $67,659  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,301  
Profit Sharing
$585 - $7,096  
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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$34,968 - $70,221  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 639
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.57 - $25.91  
   
Overtime
$20.41 - $38.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,301  
   
Profit Sharing
$585 - $7,096  
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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$34,968 - $70,221  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 639
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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 by Experience Level for Accounting Analyst
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Boston
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Atlanta
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New York
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Chicago
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$48,000
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Experience Affects Accounting Analyst Salaries

National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect Accounting Analyst Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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Accounting
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National Average
$48,000
Accounts Receivable
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Accounts Payable
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Gender
Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%
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