Senior Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

Senior Accountants in Atlanta, Ga. can expect wages of $62K annually on average. Total incomes of Senior Accountants in Atlanta incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $8K from bonuses and close to $3K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $50K and $80K. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,322 - $76,740
(Median)
$50K
$62K
$77K
MEDIAN: $62,491
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$17.30 - $40.69
(Median)
$17
$28
$41
MEDIAN: $27.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$50,322 - $76,740  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,905  
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $3,091  
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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$50,322 - $79,953  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 303
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.30 - $40.69  
   
Overtime
$25.15 - $48.23  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,905  
   
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $3,091  
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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$50,322 - $79,953  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

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


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $61K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $63K. Senior Accountants in Atlanta, Ga. with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $69K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $67K.

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Experience Affects Senior Accountant Salaries



National Average
$64,000



Skills That Affect Senior Accountant Salaries

Budgeting
up arrow 4%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

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

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 1%

Month-End Close
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Financial Reporting
0%

Financial Analysis
0%

Quickbooks
0%

National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Auditing
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Accounts Payable
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Microsoft Dynamics GP
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Tax Preparation
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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