A Bookkeeper with Payroll Tax Compliance skills earns an average wage of $16.98 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$29,078 - $57,434
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $40,564
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50%
90%

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$12.24 - $25.16
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,078 - $57,434  
   
Bonus
$289.06 - $4,919  
Profit Sharing
$2,035  
Commission
$1,600  
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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$26,179 - $55,418  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 218
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.24 - $25.16  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.22  
Overtime
$18.35 - $33.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$289.06 - $4,919  
   
Commission
$1,600  
Profit Sharing
$2,035  
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).
)
$26,179 - $55,418  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 472

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Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Bookkeeper Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 139 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
medical benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 57%
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