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Experienced General Accountant Salary

Experienced General Accountants can expect wages of $49K per year on average. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $5K and $2K, respectively — total cash payment to Experienced General Accountants can bottom out near $34K or peak near $64K depending on individual performance. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Experienced General Accountants who took the survey — 85 percent to be exact. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,429 - $65,065
(Median)
$38K
$49K
$65K
MEDIAN: $48,677
10%
50%
90%

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$14.16 - $25.58
(Median)
$14
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$38,429 - $65,065  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
Profit Sharing
$972 - $1,939  
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).
)
$33,701 - $63,739  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate 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$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.16 - $25.58  
   
Overtime
$13.28 - $36.21  
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 - $4,932  
   
Profit Sharing
$972 - $1,939  
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).
)
$33,701 - $63,739  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Skills That Affect Experienced General Accountant Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 13%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 11%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

National Average
$46,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 8%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 14%
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