The average salary for a Company Accountant is $45,156 per year.

$29,799 - $59,180
$30K
$45K
$59K
MEDIAN: $45,155
10%
50%
90%

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$14.50 - $22.50
$20
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,799 - $59,180  
   
Bonus
$1,914  
Total Pay (?
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$27,821 - $57,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$19.69  
   
Overtime
$28.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,914  
   
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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$27,821 - $57,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Company Accountant

A company accountant performs accounting tasks for their organization. They often work on an accounting or financial team, though much of their work is carried out independently. Duties typically performed by company accountants include keeping track of accounts, maintaining a ledger and journal entries, and writing reports (such as on budget and earnings). Company accountants may also be required to make presentations, and they must make sure that organizational departments are adhering to regulations and company guidelines.

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Company Accountant Tasks

  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.

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Key Stats for Company Accountant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Company Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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