Bookkeeper in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Bookkeepers in Boston, Mass. pull down an average of $20.00 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 59 percent. Over a third enjoy medical while just under a fourth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just under one in five. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$43,631 - $76,251
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MEDIAN: $54,152
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$43,631 - $76,251  
   
Bonus
$3,400  
Total Pay (?
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$30,538 - $71,968  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.00 - $30.00  
   
Overtime
$22.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$3,400  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,538 - $71,968  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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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

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 $41,000 based on 17 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 $50,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Bookkeeper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 15 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 $56,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Bookkeeper

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Bookkeeper Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

▲6%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$49,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

ADP Payroll System
▲24%

Financial Reporting
▲8%

Billing
▲5%

Payroll Administration
▲5%

▲1%

Account Management
▲1%

National Average
$49,000

Data Entry
▼2%


Office Administration
▼3%

Quickbooks
▼10%

Microsoft Excel
▼12%


Intuit QuickBooks
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 64%