Senior Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

Senior Accountants in Atlanta, Ga. take home an average $65K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$52,685 - $77,512
$53K
$65K
$78K
MEDIAN: $64,774
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$19.50 - $42.50
$28
MEDIAN: $28.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$52,685 - $77,512  
   
Bonus
$494.93 - $7,804  
Profit Sharing
$1,575  
Total Pay (?
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$52,941 - $80,647  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 163
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$28.00  
   
Overtime
$31.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Bonus
$494.93 - $7,804  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,575  
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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$52,941 - $80,647  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $63K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $70K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $68K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $61K.

Key Stats for Senior Accountant

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Senior Accountant Salaries

▲7%

▲3%

National Average
$65,000

▼3%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Senior Accountant Salaries




General Ledger Accounting
▼0%

Month-End Close
▼0%

Financial Analysis
▼0%

Budgeting
▼0%

National Average
$65,000




▼2%



▼6%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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