Entry-Level Staff Accountant Salary

An Entry-Level Staff Accountant earns an average salary of $44,785 per year.

$34,960 - $56,181
(Median)
$35K
$45K
$56K
MEDIAN: $44,785
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$13.10 - $23.60
(Median)
$13
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$34,960 - $56,181  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,903  
Profit Sharing
$299.14 - $4,525  
Commission
$0.00 - $7,830  
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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$33,050 - $56,791  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10,914
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.10 - $23.60  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$19.60 - $36.45  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,903  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $7,830  
Profit Sharing
$299.14 - $4,525  
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).
)
$33,050 - $56,791  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,691
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,249

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Staff Accountant Advice

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.

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Skills That Affect Staff Accountant Salaries



General Ledger Accounting
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Financial Analysis
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Financial Reporting
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Tax Preparation
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Microsoft Excel
0%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$44,000

Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Accounts Payable
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Accounts Receivable
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Quickbooks
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2038 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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