Revenue Accountant Salary

For Revenue Accountants, annual average wages total $55K per year. Total cash earnings of Revenue Accountants range from $39K on the low end to $81K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $10K and $20K, respectively. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Revenue Accountants is high. Women account for the majority of Revenue Accountants who responded to the questionnaire — 63 percent to be exact. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,914 - $75,692

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$15.10 - $29.87

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,914 - $75,692  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,655  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $20,426  
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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$38,500 - $80,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 311
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 (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,655  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $20,426  
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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$38,500 - $80,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 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 $58K.

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Popular Skills for Revenue Accountant


Revenue Accountants seem to require a number of specific 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. It is often found that people who know Accounting are also skilled in Financial Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Revenue Accountant

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $52K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $59K. Revenue Accountants claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $64K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $56K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 43 percent, Revenue Accountants in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Revenue Accountants will also find cushy salaries in Fort Worth (+27 percent), Dallas (+14 percent), Houston (+14 percent), and Seattle (+11 percent). The lowest-paying market is Miami, which sits 11 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Denver (4 percent lower) and Oklahoma City (2 percent lower).

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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
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Revenue Recognition
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General Ledger Accounting
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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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 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: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 9%
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