The average General Accountant with Financial Reporting skills can expect to rake in roughly $51K per year. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and the greater part get vision plans. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$37,720 - $70,993
(Median)
$38K
$51K
$71K
MEDIAN: $51,244
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50%
90%

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$15.15 - $26.71
(Median)
$15
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,720 - $70,993  
   
Bonus
$50.68 - $9,091  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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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$35,765 - $68,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 79
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.15 - $26.71  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$29.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$50.68 - $9,091  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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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$35,765 - $68,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Pay by Experience Level for General Accountant

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $50K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $55K. After working for 10 to 20 years, General Accountants with Financial Reporting skills make a median salary of $54K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $53K.

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Experience Affects General Accountant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Late-Career
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National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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