A Staff Accountant in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $50,841 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 Data Analysis and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance Audit.

$39,113 - $63,871
(Median)
$39K
$51K
$64K
MEDIAN: $50,840
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90%

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$12.60 - $29.80
(Median)
$13
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$39,113 - $63,871  
   
Bonus
$99.33 - $7,550  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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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$36,391 - $66,657  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 162
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.60 - $29.80  
   
Overtime
$20.00 - $34.82  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$99.33 - $7,550  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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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$36,391 - $66,657  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Experience Affects Staff Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%



National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Staff Accountant Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 13%

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance Audit
up arrow 13%


Tax Preparation
up arrow 9%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 9%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 7%

General Ledger Accounting
0%

National Average
$51,000

Auditing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%


Quickbooks
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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