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Staff Accountant Salary in Houston, Texas

A Staff Accountant in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $47,733 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Financial Analysis and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance Audit.

$37,237 - $61,392
(Median)
$37K
$48K
$61K
MEDIAN: $47,732
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50%
90%

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$14.56 - $26.65
(Median)
$15
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$37,237 - $61,392  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,694  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $13,906  
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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$36,408 - $63,719  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 358
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.56 - $26.65  
   
Overtime
$19.16 - $35.98  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,694  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $13,906  
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).
)
$36,408 - $63,719  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51

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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Accountant in Houston, Texas

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

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Experience Affects Staff Accountant in Houston, Texas Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 5%


National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Staff Accountant in Houston, Texas Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 15%

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance Audit
up arrow 10%


Tax Compliance
up arrow 8%


Data Analysis
up arrow 7%


General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 3%

Auditing
up arrow 3%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Quickbooks
up arrow 1%

Accounts Payable
0%

National Average
$48,000

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 1%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 11%