Entry-Level Staff Accountant Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Staff Accountant earns an average salary of $43,411 per year.
Entry-Level Staff Accountant Salary (?
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$33,709 - $54,241
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $43,411
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Entry-Level Staff Accountant Salary (?
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$12.21 - $22.52
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$33,709 - $54,241  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,586  
Profit Sharing
$305.21 - $3,865  
Commission
$0.00 - $5,152  
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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$31,464 - $54,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11,130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.21 - $22.52  
   
Overtime
$18.37 - $34.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,586  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,152  
Profit Sharing
$305.21 - $3,865  
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).
)
$31,464 - $54,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,780
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Staff Accountant Salaries

Financial Analysis
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Financial Reporting
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Tax Preparation
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Data Analysis
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Accounting
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$43,000
Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Accounts Payable
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Quickbooks
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Gender

Female
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female alumni
 
Male
46%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 16%