Entry-Level Fund Accountant Salary

An average Entry-Level Fund Accountant can expect to take home roughly $45K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Fund Accountants, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $7K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $36K and $69K. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Entry-Level Fund Accountants who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 67 percent. Most Entry-Level Fund Accountants are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$36,025 - $66,749
(Median)
$36K
$45K
$67K
MEDIAN: $44,774
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$15.09 - $25.57
(Median)
$15
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$36,025 - $66,749  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,054  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,340  
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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$35,802 - $68,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 397
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$15.09 - $25.57  
   
Overtime
$22.11 - $35.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,054  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,340  
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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$35,802 - $68,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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State Street Corporation, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BNY Mellon), SS&C Technologies, Inc., UMB Fund Services, and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Entry-Level Fund Accountants. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) offers the largest salaries in town — $53K on average.

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $29K to just $49K — but State Street Corporation offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $36K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,179

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Fund Accountants, 28 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Fund Accountants will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+23 percent), New York (+22 percent), Houston (+4 percent), and Milwaukee (+4 percent). Evansville is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 17 percent. Philadelphia and Wilmington are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries tend to be 15 percent less than the median.

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Skills That Affect Fund Accountant Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 11%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 5%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 4%

Accounting
0%

National Average
$45,000

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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