Revenue Accountant Salary

For Revenue Accountants, annual average wages total $55K per year. Total cash earnings of Revenue Accountants range from $38K on the low end to $80K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $10K and $20K, respectively. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Revenue Accountants is high. More than half of Revenue Accountants (63 percent) survey participants are women. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage.

$39,914 - $75,122
(Median)
$40K
$55K
$75K
MEDIAN: $54,590
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$15.08 - $29.90
(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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,914 - $75,122  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,831  
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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$38,477 - $80,247  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 311
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.08 - $29.90  
   
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 - $9,831  
   
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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$38,477 - $80,247  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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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 23 percent and 11 percent, respectively. Those familiar with Accounting also tend to know Financial Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Revenue Accountant

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $52K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $58K. Revenue Accountants with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $64K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $56K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Revenue Accountants, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 45 percent above the national average. Revenue Accountants will also find cushy salaries in Fort Worth (+27 percent), Dallas (+16 percent), Seattle (+15 percent), and Houston (+14 percent). Miami is the lowest-paying area, 11 percent south of the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Denver and Oklahoma City (3 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

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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 23%

Revenue Recognition
up arrow 11%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
0%

General Ledger Accounting
0%

National Average
$55,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

Accounting
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

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: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 8%
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