Senior Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

Earnings for Senior Accountants in Atlanta come in at around $62K per year on average. In the world of Atlanta Senior Accountants, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $8K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $3K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $50K and $80K. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Women Senior Accountants in Atlanta, Ga. who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. 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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90%

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$17.30 - $40.69
(Median)
$17
$28
$41
MEDIAN: $27.00
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50%
90%

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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.


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $61K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $63K on average. On average, Senior Accountants in Atlanta, Ga. make $69K following one to two decades on the job. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $67K.

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Experience Affects Senior Accountant Salaries



National Average
$64,000



Skills That Affect Senior Accountant Salaries

Budgeting
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Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
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SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
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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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