Revenue Accountant Salary

For Revenue Accountants, annual average wages total $56K per year. In the world of Revenue Accountants, total cash compensation can vary between $39K and $82K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $21K, respectively. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. More than half of Revenue Accountants (62 percent) survey participants are women. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage.

$41,082 - $77,703
(Median)
$41K
$56K
$78K
MEDIAN: $56,119
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50%
90%

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$15.06 - $28.91
(Median)
$15
$22
$29
MEDIAN: $21.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$41,082 - $77,703  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,894  
Profit Sharing
$985 - $20,608  
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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$39,253 - $81,734  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 334
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.06 - $28.91  
   
Overtime
$21.77 - $39.93  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,894  
   
Profit Sharing
$985 - $20,608  
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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$39,253 - $81,734  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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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 transition into an upper level Senior Accountant position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Senior Accountant makes $59K a year.

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Popular Skills for Revenue Accountant


Revenue Accountants generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with Oracle and Revenue Recognition are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 20 percent and 6 percent, respectively. Those proficient in Accounting are, more often than not, 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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $53K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $59K. Revenue Accountants bring in $64K after working for 10 to 20 years. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Revenue Accountants report making only $58K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,194

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Revenue Accountants that is 41 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 (+25 percent), Dallas (+15 percent), Seattle (+13 percent), and Houston (+13 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 13 percent south of the national average, can be found in Miami. Employers in Oklahoma City and Austin also lean toward paying below-median salaries (5 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Revenue Accountant Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Revenue Accountant Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 20%

Revenue Recognition
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
0%

General Ledger Accounting
0%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
0%

National Average
$56,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

Accounting
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

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: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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