Experienced Accounting Specialist Salary

Median pay for Experienced Accounting Specialists is around $45K per year. Total cash compensation to Experienced Accounting Specialists bottoms out near $32K and approaches $58K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $5K from bonuses and almost $7K from profit sharing. For the most part, Experienced Accounting Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,607 - $61,590
(Median)
$34K
$45K
$62K
MEDIAN: $45,137
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$14.70 - $23.22
(Median)
$15
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,607 - $61,590  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,596  
Profit Sharing
$257.60 - $6,559  
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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$31,827 - $58,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 462
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.70 - $23.22  
   
Overtime
$21.41 - $36.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,596  
   
Profit Sharing
$257.60 - $6,559  
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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$31,827 - $58,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 409
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,136

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For Experienced Accounting Specialists, busy Dallas offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 11 percent above the national average. Experienced Accounting Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+11 percent), Houston (+8 percent), Atlanta (+7 percent), and Chicago (+6 percent). With compensation 15 percent below the national average, Orlando is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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Skills That Affect Accounting Specialist Salaries

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 16%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 7%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 3%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 1%

Financial Reporting
0%

National Average
$42,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Quickbooks
up arrow 2%

Billing
up arrow 3%

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Accounting
up arrow 5%

Sales Tax Reports
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 176 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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