Revenue Accountants in the United States can expect to earn an average of $59K per year. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision insurance. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Revenue Accountants making up 75 percent. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$43,093 - $82,703
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MEDIAN: $59,209
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$14.88 - $41.08
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$43,093 - $82,703  
   
Bonus
$1,004 - $10,673  
Total Pay (?
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$39,334 - $84,741  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 223
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$14.88 - $41.08  
   
Overtime
$24.32 - $68.06  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,004 - $10,673  
   
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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$39,334 - $84,741  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | 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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Common Career Paths for Revenue Accountant


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For Revenue Accountants, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Revenue Accountants earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Senior Accountant.

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Popular Skills for Revenue Accountant


Revenue Accountants generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Oracle, Revenue Recognition, Accounting, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling. Most people who know Accounting also know Financial Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Revenue Accountant

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


For many Revenue Accountants, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. During the first five years of their careers, Revenue Accountants see a median income of $56K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $60K. For Revenue Accountants, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $66K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Revenue Accountants with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $80K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,365

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

With a pay rate for Revenue Accountants that is 40 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Revenue Accountants will also find cushy salaries in Tulsa (+26 percent), Dallas (+11 percent), Houston (+11 percent), and Denver (+5 percent). In Miami, salaries are 15 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Seattle (13 percent less) and Austin (7 percent less).

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Key Stats for Revenue Accountant

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
047
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Revenue Accountant Salaries




National Average
$58,000


Skills That Affect Revenue Accountant Salaries

Oracle
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Revenue Recognition
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Accounting
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National Average
$58,000




SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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