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Entry-Level General Accountant Salary

An Entry-Level General Accountant earns an average salary of $44,704 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Financial Reporting and Financial Analysis.
$35,141 - $56,504
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $44,704
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$11.79 - $25.17
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$35,141 - $56,504  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,119  
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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$31,458 - $58,254  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 151
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.79 - $25.17  
   
Overtime
$1.50 - $37.96  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,119  
   
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).
)
$31,458 - $58,254  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49
United States (change)

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level General Accountant Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 13%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 11%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 9%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Dynamics GP
up arrow 1%

Accounts Payable
0%

National Average
$44,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 14%