Entry-Level Accounting Specialist Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Accounting Specialist earns an average salary of $38,911 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO) and Accounting.
Entry-Level Accounting Specialist Total Pay (?
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$29,816 - $50,120
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MEDIAN: $38,910
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Entry-Level Accounting Specialist Total Pay (?
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$11.96 - $21.01
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,816 - $50,120  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,125  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $3,973  
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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$26,963 - $49,424  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 819
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.96 - $21.01  
   
Overtime
$16.02 - $32.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,125  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $3,973  
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).
)
$26,963 - $49,424  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 819
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Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$36,000
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Accounting Specialist Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Accounting Specialist in Clewiston:
"Knew More About The Employers."
Be able to calculate and not rely strictly on calculators and computers. You should be able to look at a spreadsheet and determine if it is correct.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Accounting Specialist Salaries

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 29%
Accounting
up arrow 11%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 9%
Financial Reporting
up arrow 6%
General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 5%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
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Accounts Payable
0%
Quickbooks
0%
National Average
$36,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Billing
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Gender

Female
68%
female alumni
 
Male
32%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 13%
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