Entry-Level Bookkeeper Salary

An Entry-Level Bookkeeper earns an average wage of $14.86 per hour.

$25,390 - $49,744
$25K
$37K
$50K
MEDIAN: $37,292
10%
50%
90%

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$10.35 - $20.30
$10
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.95
10%
50%
90%

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$0$49K
Salary $25,390 - $49,744
Bonus $253.94 - $4,117
Profit Sharing $101.86 - $2,419
Commission $1,200
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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$22,713 - $45,641
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,003
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $10.35 - $20.30
Hourly Tips $0.98
Overtime $15.55 - $30.41
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $253.94 - $4,117
Commission $1,200
Profit Sharing $101.86 - $2,419
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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$22,713 - $45,641
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,912

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,290

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Bookkeeper Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Bookkeeper in Havertown:
"That it is so tedious."
Be aware of everyone and don't trust anyone totally.

Bookkeeper in San Diego:
"You are Worth It."
Be patient and accurate.

Bookkeeper in Worcester:
"Hang in there..."
Check for benefits and vacation time...the economy is still not affording great pay for new accountants.

Bookkeeper in Silverton:
"Thoroughness."
Be thorough and accurate, meeting all deadlines.

Bookkeeper in 48858:
"Organize organize."
Start organize and stay that way.

Bookkeeper in Concord:
Make sure that you understand why you are performing a task. Be conscientious and detail oriented. Follow established procedures but be prepared to offer new and more efficient ways of doing things. Back to number one, understand why you do things before trying to change things around.

Bookkeeper in New Castle:
"Your Workday To Do List."
ASK QUESTIONS! Inquire about deadlines from your supervisor. Keep a calendar. Resolve issues within a week if possible. Have your supervisor step in when needed. Post items as received so as not to become overwhelmed.

Key Stats for Bookkeeper

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 642 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 642 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 58%
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