Entry-Level Staff Accountant Salary

An Entry-Level Staff Accountant earns an average salary of $47,041 per year.

$37,141 - $59,040
$37K
$47K
$59K
MEDIAN: $47,399
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90%

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$13.95 - $24.45
$14
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $18.82
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$37,141 - $59,040  
   
Bonus
$99.98 - $5,072  
Profit Sharing
$50.68 - $4,716  
Commission
$1,000  
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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$34,713 - $59,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7,024
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.95 - $24.45  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25  
Overtime
$20.56 - $37.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$99.98 - $5,072  
   
Commission
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$50.68 - $4,716  
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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$34,713 - $59,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,006

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Staff Accountant Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Staff Accountant in Greenville:
"Rome Wasn't Built in a Day."
Being a staff accountant involves daily work, monthly deadlines, and ongoing projects. You will not be able to complete everything each day, but will develop a routine to allow completion of all.

Staff Accountant in Bozeman:
"Know what the job entails."
Be sure to find out all aspects of the job. It will help you to know if the pay is worth the amount of work.

Staff Accountant in Dade City:
"Education vs Experience."
Work for a bigger firm if you want to advance and increase your income, and continue your education in the field while you are working in it.

Staff Accountant in Atlanta:
"More Aggressive And Focused."
Learn all you can because it may not help you where you are now but it may in the future.

Key Stats for Staff Accountant

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1330 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
11%
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1330 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 17%
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