Revenue Accountant Salary

Earnings for Revenue Accountants in the United States come in at around $55K per year on average. Cash earnings for Revenue Accountants — including $10K in bonuses and $20K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $39K to $81K depending on individual performance. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Revenue Accountants report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Women account for the majority of Revenue Accountants who responded to the questionnaire — 63 percent to be exact. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,991 - $75,699
(Median)
$40K
$55K
$76K
MEDIAN: $54,787
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$15.10 - $29.87
(Median)
$15
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $21.00
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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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,991 - $75,699  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,902  
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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$38,592 - $81,093  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 315
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $29.87  
   
Overtime
$20.78 - $38.54  
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 - $9,902  
   
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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$38,592 - $81,093  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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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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Revenue Accountants who go on to become Senior Accountants may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Senior Accountant, an upper-level role, pays $59K.

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Popular Skills for Revenue Accountant


Revenue Accountants report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. 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. For most people, competency in Accounting indicates knowledge of Financial Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Revenue Accountant

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $52K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $58K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $64K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $56K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Revenue Accountants that is 45 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 Fort Worth (+27 percent), Dallas (+15 percent), Houston (+14 percent), and Seattle (+11 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Miami, 11 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 3 percent less in Denver and 2 percent less in Oklahoma City, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Revenue Accountant Salaries



Late-Career
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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%

Financial Analysis
0%

National Average
$55,000

Accounting
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

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