Bookkeeper in Seattle Salary

Bookkeepers in Seattle, Wash. can expect to earn an average of $19.51 per hour. Although a little less than half lack health benefits of any kind, a little more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and one-fourth get dental coverage, too. Women make up the vast majority of Seattle Bookkeepers (89 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Work is enjoyable for Bookkeepers in Seattle, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$36,212 - $53,774
$36K
$45K
$54K
MEDIAN: $45,015
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$14.29 - $30.48
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MEDIAN: $19.51
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$36,212 - $53,774  
   
Bonus
$400.00 - $4,550  
Total Pay (?
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$31,050 - $59,011  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$14.29 - $30.48  
   
Overtime
$29.66  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$400.00 - $4,550  
   
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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$31,050 - $59,011  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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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
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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 38 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 $44,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Bookkeeper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 25 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 $46,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for Bookkeeper

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Bookkeeper Salaries

▲7%

▲4%

▲1%

National Average
$43,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

Financial Analysis
▲9%


▲5%

Payroll Tax Compliance
▲4%



▲1%

Accounts Receivable
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$43,000

Bookkeeping
▼1%


▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼2%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 47%
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