Entry-Level General Accountant Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level General Accountant earns an average salary of $44,379 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Financial Reporting and Financial Analysis.
Entry-Level General Accountant Total Pay (?
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$34,971 - $55,845
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MEDIAN: $44,378
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Entry-Level General Accountant Total Pay (?
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$12.72 - $24.97
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$34,971 - $55,845  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,041  
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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$31,790 - $56,896  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 183
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.72 - $24.97  
   
Overtime
$1.43 - $36.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,041  
   
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).
)
$31,790 - $56,896  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 183
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level General Accountant Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 13%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 12%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
Accounts Receivable
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Microsoft Dynamics GP
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Accounts Payable
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National Average
$44,000
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 44 votes.
Gender
Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 13%
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