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Revenue Accountant Salary

Revenue Accountants in the United States pull down an average of $55K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $10K and $20K, respectively — total cash payment to Revenue Accountants can bottom out near $39K or peak near $81K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. There are more female Revenue Accountants who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 63 percent. Most Revenue Accountants like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,052 - $75,395
(Median)
$40K
$55K
$75K
MEDIAN: $54,651
10%
50%
90%

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$15.19 - $29.59
(Median)
$15
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $21.00
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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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,052 - $75,395  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,814  
Profit Sharing
$972 - $20,347  
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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$38,884 - $80,654  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 313
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
$15.19 - $29.59  
   
Overtime
$19.38 - $38.68  
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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,814  
   
Profit Sharing
$972 - $20,347  
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).
)
$38,884 - $80,654  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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Job Description for Revenue Accountant

Revenue accountants are often also called senior accountants, finance accountants, or senior revenue accountants. Revenue accountants work in manufacturing companies, distribution companies, the wholesale industry, the health care industry, retail companies, and many other fields of business. Basically, any business that processes sales and service revenue needs revenue accountants. They mainly work indoors during standard daytime office hours. They are usually full-time employees, but they might work overtime during busy times of the year. Revenue accountants need a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, financial management, or a related field. The job often requires revenue accountants to be CPA’s as well. Many companies prefer experience in accounting or finance. In addition to a bachelor’s degree, revenue accountants must often also be proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook.

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Revenue Accountants' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Senior Accountant. Median pay for Senior Accountants is $58K.

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Popular Skills for Revenue Accountant


Survey results suggest that Revenue Accountants use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Oracle and Revenue Recognition are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 22 percent and 10 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Accounting. Those educated in Financial Analysis tend to be well versed in Accounting.

Pay by Experience Level for Revenue Accountant

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $52K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $59K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Revenue Accountants make a median salary of $64K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $56K.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Revenue Accountants, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 45 percent above the national average. Revenue Accountants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Fort Worth (+27 percent), Seattle (+14 percent), Dallas (+12 percent), and Houston (+12 percent). With compensation 11 percent below the national average, Miami is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Workers in Oklahoma City and Denver earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (6 percent less and 4 percent less, respectively).

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Experience Affects Revenue Accountant Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Revenue Accountant Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 22%

Revenue Recognition
up arrow 10%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 1%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$55,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

Accounting
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 8%
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