Bookkeeper in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Average Boston Bookkeepers make around $19.89 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Male Bookkeepers in Boston, Mass. are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 50 percent of the field. Women make up a slight majority of Bookkeepers in Boston (50 percent) survey respondents. Just over two-fifths report receiving medical coverage from their employers and just over a fifth collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,322 - $74,561
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$54K
$75K
MEDIAN: $54,152
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$14.05 - $29.90
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MEDIAN: $19.89
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Salary
$40,322 - $74,561  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$30,927 - $72,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.05 - $29.90  
   
Overtime
$26.03  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,927 - $72,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper

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


Bookkeepers in Boston with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $41K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $48K. Boston Bookkeepers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $53K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $56K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Key Stats for Bookkeeper

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Bookkeeper Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

▲8%

National Average
$49,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

Financial Reporting
▲26%

ADP Payroll System
▲26%

Payroll Administration
▲6%

Billing
▲6%

National Average
$49,000

Bookkeeping
▼1%

Account Management
▼1%

Data Entry
▼1%

Accounts Payable
▼2%

Office Administration
▼2%

Quickbooks
▼9%

Microsoft Excel
▼11%

Accounts Receivable
▼12%

Intuit QuickBooks
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 58%
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