Entry-Level Accounting Specialist Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Accounting Specialist earns an average salary of $38,798 per year.
Entry-Level Accounting Specialist Total Pay (?
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$29,705 - $50,070
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $38,798
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Entry-Level Accounting Specialist Total Pay (?
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$11.97 - $20.96
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,705 - $50,070  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,109  
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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$26,861 - $49,247  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 777
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.97 - $20.96  
   
Overtime
$15.82 - $31.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,109  
   
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).
)
$26,861 - $49,247  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 777
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Pay Difference By Location
Denver
up arrow 26%
Bellevue
up arrow 16%
Austin
up arrow 8%
up arrow 6%
Sacramento
up arrow 6%
Charlotte
up arrow 5%
Boston
up arrow 3%
National Average
$36,000
Atlanta
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Indianapolis
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Accounting Specialist Salaries

Accounting
up arrow 10%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 9%
General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 8%
Financial Reporting
up arrow 6%
Quickbooks
up arrow 6%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 4%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
0%
National Average
$36,000
Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%
Billing
up arrow 1%
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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: 14%
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