Entry-Level Staff Accountant Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Staff Accountant earns an average salary of $43,358 per year.
Entry-Level Staff Accountant Total Pay (?
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$33,634 - $54,217
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $43,357
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Entry-Level Staff Accountant Total Pay (?
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$12.18 - $22.50
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$33,634 - $54,217  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,582  
Profit Sharing
$305.08 - $3,836  
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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$31,402 - $54,757  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14,178
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.18 - $22.50  
   
Overtime
$18.46 - $34.61  
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 - $4,582  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $5,152  
Profit Sharing
$305.08 - $3,836  
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).
)
$31,402 - $54,757  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14,178
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Staff Accountant Salaries

Financial Analysis
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Tax Preparation
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Microsoft Excel
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Accounting
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$43,000
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Common Health Benefits

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