Bookkeeper in San Jose Salary

A Bookkeeper in San Jose, California earns an average wage of $20.43 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Financial Reporting, Microsoft Excel, ADP Payroll System, and Accounts Payable. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$15.29 - $38.78
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MEDIAN: $20.43
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Hourly Rate
$15.29 - $38.78  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,832 - $75,293  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper

Pay by Experience for a Bookkeeper has a positive trend. An entry-level Bookkeeper with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bookkeeper with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Bookkeeper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 8 salaries. A Bookkeeper with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Bookkeeper

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Bookkeeper Salaries

Mid-Career
▲36%

▲31%

Late-Career
▲31%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

Financial Reporting
▲27%

Microsoft Excel
▲14%

ADP Payroll System
▲11%


Payroll Administration
▲7%

Account Management
▲2%

National Average
$46,000

Accounts Receivable
▼1%

▼8%

Quickbooks
▼10%

Data Entry
▼10%

Microsoft Office
▼23%

Billing
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 65%
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