Senior Accountant Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

Median pay for Atlanta Senior Accountants is around $62K annually. Total cash compensation to Senior Accountants in Atlanta, Ga. approaches anywhere from $49K on the lower end to $80K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $8K from bonuses and upwards of $5K from profit sharing. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Senior Accountants in Atlanta — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Women make up a slight majority of Atlanta Senior Accountants (57 percent) survey respondents. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,199 - $76,504

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$17.11 - $33.08

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$49,199 - $76,504  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,215  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $5,100  
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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$49,068 - $79,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 289
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$17.11 - $33.08  
   
Overtime
$26.71 - $43.56  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,215  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $5,100  
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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$49,068 - $79,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $61K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $60K. Senior Accountants in Atlanta claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $69K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

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Experience Affects Senior Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries



National Average
$63,000



Skills That Affect Senior Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries


Budgeting
up arrow 7%

Quickbooks
up arrow 6%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 4%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 2%

Month-End Close
up arrow 2%

Auditing
up arrow 2%

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

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Accounts Payable
0%

National Average
$63,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Dynamics GP
up arrow 3%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%
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