Accounting Analyst Salary

An Accounting Analyst earns an average salary of $49,340 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$37,303 - $69,209
(Median)
$37K
$49K
$69K
MEDIAN: $49,340
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$14.59 - $25.58
(Median)
$15
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,303 - $69,209  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,334  
Profit Sharing
$596 - $5,872  
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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$35,690 - $70,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 697
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.59 - $25.58  
   
Overtime
$20.60 - $37.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,334  
   
Profit Sharing
$596 - $5,872  
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).
)
$35,690 - $70,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | 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

  • 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.

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Experience Affects Accounting Analyst Salaries




National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Accounting Analyst Salaries



Data Analysis
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Microsoft Excel
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Accounting
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Financial Reporting
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Microsoft Office
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National Average
$49,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%

Accounts Receivable
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Auditing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 179 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 10%