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Revenue Accountant Salary

Revenue Accountants in the United States take home an average $55K per year. In the world of Revenue Accountants, total cash compensation can vary between $39K and $80K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $20K, respectively. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. More than half of Revenue Accountants (63 percent) survey participants are women. Most Revenue Accountants report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,031 - $75,088
(Median)
$40K
$55K
$75K
MEDIAN: $54,573
10%
50%
90%

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$15.25 - $29.48
(Median)
$15
$21
$29
MEDIAN: $21.00
10%
50%
90%

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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
$40,031 - $75,088  
   
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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$38,673 - $80,312  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 312
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.25 - $29.48  
   
Overtime
$19.25 - $38.36  
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.
)
$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).
)
$38,673 - $80,312  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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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


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 23 percent and 11 percent, respectively. Those educated in Accounting tend to be well versed in Financial Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Revenue Accountant

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $51K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $58K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $64K. Revenue Accountants who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $56K.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Revenue Accountants, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 45 percent above the national average. Revenue Accountants will also find cushy salaries in Fort Worth (+27 percent), Seattle (+15 percent), Houston (+13 percent), and Dallas (+13 percent). Miami is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 11 percent. Employers pay around 6 percent less in Oklahoma City and 3 percent less in Denver, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Revenue Accountant Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Revenue Accountant Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 23%

Revenue Recognition
up arrow 11%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 2%

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

Microsoft Excel
0%

Financial Analysis
0%

National Average
$55,000

Accounting
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

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