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Revenue Accountant Salary (United States)

The average Revenue Accountant in the United States earns approximately $54K annually. Total cash compensation to Revenue Accountants approaches anywhere from $38K on the lower end to $80K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $10K from bonuses and upwards of $20K from profit sharing. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Revenue Accountants. Women make up the majority of Revenue Accountants (63 percent) who completed the questionnaire.
Revenue Accountant Salary (?
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$40,380 - $74,465
(Median)
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54K
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74K
MEDIAN: $54,428
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Revenue Accountant Salary (?
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$15.12 - $27.93
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,380 - $74,465  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,822  
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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$38,455 - $80,210  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 288
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.12 - $27.93  
   
Overtime
$19.70 - $38.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,822  
   
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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$38,455 - $80,210  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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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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Popular Skills for Revenue Accountant

Survey results show that Revenue Accountants use a fair number of 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 5 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Accounting. For most people, competency in Financial Analysis indicates knowledge of Accounting.

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 $51K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $59K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Revenue Accountants make a median salary of $64K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $55K.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$55,000
Denver
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Oklahoma City
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For Revenue Accountants, working in the bustling city of Dallas has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Revenue Accountants will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+15 percent) and Houston (+13 percent). Oklahoma City is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 8 percent.

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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
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General Ledger Accounting
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Microsoft Excel
0%
National Average
$55,000
Financial Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 8%