Late-Career General Accountant Salary

The average Late-Career General Accountant can expect to rake in roughly $51K annually. Health benefits are not claimed by all — roughly one in five lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and a fair number have dental, too. The majority of Late-Career General Accountants claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$42,146 - $73,280
$42K
$51K
$73K
MEDIAN: $51,356
10%
50%
90%

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$20.00 - $25.15
$24
MEDIAN: $23.61
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$42,146 - $73,280  
   
Bonus
$2,600  
Profit Sharing
$1,488  
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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$40,986 - $74,975  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$23.61  
   
Overtime
$35.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$2,600  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,488  
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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$40,986 - $74,975  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Key Stats for General Accountant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect General Accountant Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲17%

Financial Analysis
▲12%

General Ledger Accounting
▲7%

Accounts Payable
▲3%

Financial Reporting
▲3%

National Average
$51,000

Accounts Receivable
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 21%