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Entry-Level General Accountant Salary

An Entry-Level General Accountant earns an average salary of $45,016 per year. A skill in Financial Reporting is associated with high pay for this job.

$35,276 - $57,546
(Median)
$35K
$45K
$58K
MEDIAN: $45,015
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50%
90%

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$11.69 - $24.96
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$35,276 - $57,546  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,159  
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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$32,341 - $59,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 162
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.69 - $24.96  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $37.86  
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.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,159  
   
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).
)
$32,341 - $59,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level General Accountant Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 13%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 9%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
0%

Microsoft Dynamics GP
0%

National Average
$44,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 12%