Bookkeepers in Austin can expect to earn an average of $17.51 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to slightly less than a third, and approximately one in ten earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Austin Bookkeepers. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$37,607 - $59,180
$38K
$49K
$59K
MEDIAN: $48,574
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$12.12 - $26.93
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$18
$27
MEDIAN: $17.51
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$37,607 - $59,180  
   
Bonus
$1,900  
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$26,840 - $57,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Hourly Rate
$12.12 - $26.93  
   
Overtime
$26.61  
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Bonus
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$26,840 - $57,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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About Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
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$62,250
Texas:
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$1,139
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$282,700
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Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $33K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $44K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $49K in this role. For some reason, Bookkeepers in Austin with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $39K.

Key Stats for Bookkeeper

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
035
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Bookkeeper Salaries



National Average
$40,000

Late-Career
up arrow 3%


Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

Payroll Administration
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 11%

Account Management
up arrow 10%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 6%

Data Entry
up arrow 6%


ADP Payroll System
up arrow 2%

Quickbooks
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$40,000

Billing
up arrow 4%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 5%

Intuit QuickBooks
up arrow 6%


Office Administration
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
dental benefits
None: 69%
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