Property Accountant Salary

The average Property Accountant in the United States earns approximately $52K annually. In the world of Property Accountants, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $6K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $5K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $39K and $67K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Female Property Accountants make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. Job satisfaction for Property Accountants is high. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,295 - $65,989
$40K
$52K
$66K
MEDIAN: $51,594
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50%
90%

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$16.98 - $27.68
$17
$22
$28
MEDIAN: $21.51
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$40,295 - $65,989  
   
Bonus
$479.52 - $6,276  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,000  
Commission
$2,500  
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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$39,353 - $67,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 487
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.98 - $27.68  
   
Overtime
$26.91 - $41.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$479.52 - $6,276  
   
Commission
$2,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,000  
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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$39,353 - $67,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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Job Description for Property Accountant

Property accountants are in charge of handling property accounting tasks for their company. They are responsible for completing sound financial analysis and balance sheet account reconciliation. In addition, they prepare regular reports (usually monthly) based on organizational objectives.

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Property Accountant Tasks

  • Prepare and post entries to the general ledger and manage the monthly close process.
  • Prepare and implement audit schedules and process re-engineering to reduce financial errors.
  • Reconcile balance sheets, accounts, and invoices.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and ad hoc reports with variance explanations.

Common Career Paths for Property Accountant


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As Property Accountants transition into upper-level roles such as Financial Controller, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Financial Controllers earn $77K on average per year. The most common next step for a Property Accountant is to become a Senior Accountant or a Senior Property Management Accountant. The former position pays an additional $8K per year on average, and the latter position pays $14K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Property Accountant


Property Accountants report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Accounting, Financial Analysis, Budgeting, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 13 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable. Those proficient in Accounts Payable are, more often than not, also skilled in Financial Reporting.

Pay by Experience Level for Property Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Property Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Property Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 356 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Property Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 131 salaries. An experienced Property Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 106 salaries. A Property Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 31 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

▲30%

▲19%

▲17%

▲12%

▲11%

▲10%

▼-4%

▼-5%

▼-18%

National Average: $51,629

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Property Accountants, New York provides a pay rate that is 30 percent greater than the national average. Property Accountants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Austin (+19 percent), Chicago (+17 percent), Boston (+12 percent), and Atlanta (+11 percent). Virginia Beach ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 20 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Orlando and Los Angeles (18 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

Property Accountant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Property Accountant?

Property Accountant in Boston:
"Very difficult to Learn and Grow."
Pros: My company is wiling to give me more work to don't the don't promote or give me more money.
Cons: No one is teaching me anything. Everything I do is learning by mistake. I'm performing tasks outside my job description.

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Key Stats for Property Accountant

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 91 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Property Accountant Salaries

▲11%

▲6%

▲4%

National Average
$52,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Property Accountant Salaries

Accounting
▲13%


▲4%




National Average
$52,000

Financial Reporting
▼1%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 13%
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