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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 Salary (?
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$34,862 - $55,978
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $44,378
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Entry-Level General Accountant Salary (?
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$11.74 - $25.20
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$34,862 - $55,978  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,081  
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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$31,131 - $57,433  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $25.20  
   
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 - $5,081  
   
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).
)
$31,131 - $57,433  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level General Accountant Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 12%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 12%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Dynamics GP
up arrow 2%
Accounts Payable
0%
National Average
$44,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
52%
female alumni
 
Male
48%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 14%