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Property Accountant Salary

Pay for Property Accountants in the United States sits in the ballpark of $49K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $7K and $3K, respectively — total cash payment to Property Accountants can bottom out near $37K or peak near $67K depending on individual performance. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Property Accountants like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Property Accountants making up 75 percent. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$38,362 - $65,812
(Median)
$38K
$49K
$66K
MEDIAN: $49,376
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90%

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$14.44 - $27.64
(Median)
$14
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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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$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$38,362 - $65,812  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,773  
Profit Sharing
$58.17 - $3,117  
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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$37,096 - $67,461  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 448
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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.44 - $27.64  
   
Overtime
$19.27 - $39.09  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,773  
   
Profit Sharing
$58.17 - $3,117  
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).
)
$37,096 - $67,461  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 91

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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

  • Reconcile balance sheets, accounts, and invoices.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and ad hoc reports with variance explanations.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Property Accountant


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Property Accountants' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Senior Property Management Accountant. The average Senior Property Management Accountant brings home $64K per year.

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Popular Skills for Property Accountant


Survey results show that Property Accountants use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Budgeting, General Ledger Accounting, Accounting, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 15 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable. Those educated in Accounts Payable tend to be well versed in Financial Reporting.

Pay by Experience Level for Property Accountant

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


Property Accountants with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $47K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $52K. Property Accountants see a median salary of $55K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $56K.

Pay Difference by Location


Property Accountants will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 35 percent. Property Accountants will also find cushy salaries in New York (+23 percent), Boston (+21 percent), Miami (+12 percent), and Houston (+11 percent). With compensation 10 percent below the national average, Tampa is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Seattle and Minneapolis are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 10 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects Property Accountant Salaries




National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Property Accountant Salaries

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Accounting
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Financial Reporting
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Financial Analysis
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National Average
$49,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 10%