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Senior Accountant Salary in Atlanta, Georgia (United States)

An average Atlanta Senior Accountant can expect to take home roughly $60K per year. In the world of Senior Accountants in Atlanta, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $8K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $7K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $48K and $78K. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Atlanta Senior Accountants (58 percent) survey respondents. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Senior Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia Salary (?
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$47,969 - $73,331
(Median)
48K
67K
73K
MEDIAN: $59,606
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Senior Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia Salary (?
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$17.11 - $33.08
(Median)
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27
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$47,969 - $73,331  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,109  
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $6,981  
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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$47,772 - $77,794  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 267
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$17.11 - $33.08  
   
Overtime
$26.71 - $43.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,109  
   
Profit Sharing
$206.08 - $6,981  
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).
)
$47,772 - $77,794  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | 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.
More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $58K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $58K. Senior Accountants in Atlanta, Ga. claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $68K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Senior Accountant with more than 20 years of experience can earn $70K on average.
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Experience Affects Senior Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%
National Average
$61,000

Skills That Affect Senior Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 13%
Budgeting
up arrow 12%
Quickbooks
up arrow 11%
SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 5%
Auditing
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Dynamics GP
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
0%
Microsoft Word
0%
Accounts Payable
0%
National Average
$61,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Tax Preparation
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 8%