For Bookkeepers in Seattle, Wash., hourly average wages total $18.59 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, more than two-fifths are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by over one-half and dental insurance is reported by nearly one in four. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

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MEDIAN: $44,344
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$14.43 - $30.77
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$36,427 - $54,649  
   
Bonus
$400.00 - $3,550  
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$30,954 - $58,252  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Hourly Rate
$14.43 - $30.77  
   
Overtime
$27.83  
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$400.00 - $3,550  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,954 - $58,252  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Bookkeepers in Seattle — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $39K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $43K. Seattle Bookkeepers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $46K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

Key Stats for Bookkeeper

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Bookkeeper Salaries




National Average
$43,000


Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 10%


Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 6%



Intuit QuickBooks
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Bookkeeping
0%

Data Entry
0%

National Average
$43,000


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Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%



Account Management
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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