The average General Accountant with Financial Reporting skills can expect to rake in roughly $50K per year. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision plans. General Accountants with Financial Reporting skills survey participants are largely women, dominating at 61 percent. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$37,995 - $69,502
$38K
$50K
$70K
MEDIAN: $50,308
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$14.89 - $27.21
$15
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $19.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,995 - $69,502  
   
Bonus
$302.01 - $8,940  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$36,167 - $67,350  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.89 - $27.21  
   
Overtime
$29.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$302.01 - $8,940  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$36,167 - $67,350  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Pay by Experience Level for General Accountant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $49K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $55K. General Accountants with Financial Reporting skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $54K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran General Accountants with Financial Reporting skills report making only $49K on average.

Key Stats for General Accountant

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
050
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects General Accountant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
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Late-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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