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Senior Accountant Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

Senior Accountants in Atlanta, Ga. take home an average $61K per year. With some bonuses approaching $8K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $6K, overall incomes of Senior Accountants in Atlanta spread between $49K and $79K depending on individual performance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$48,778 - $75,478
(Median)
$49K
$61K
$75K
MEDIAN: $61,073
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$17.06 - $33.38
(Median)
$17
$28
$33
MEDIAN: $27.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$48,778 - $75,478  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,309  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $6,100  
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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$48,734 - $79,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 291
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$17.06 - $33.38  
   
Overtime
$26.71 - $43.56  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,309  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $6,100  
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).
)
$48,734 - $79,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $59K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $60K on average. Senior Accountants in Atlanta, Ga. with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $69K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $68K.

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Experience Affects Senior Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries



National Average
$62,000



Skills That Affect Senior Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 11%

Budgeting
up arrow 10%

Quickbooks
up arrow 7%


General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 4%

Month-End Close
up arrow 4%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 3%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 3%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 3%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$62,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Dynamics GP
up arrow 2%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 7%
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