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Entry-Level Staff Accountant Salary

An Entry-Level Staff Accountant earns an average salary of $43,996 per year.

$34,268 - $55,050
(Median)
$34K
$44K
$55K
MEDIAN: $43,996
10%
50%
90%

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$12.54 - $23.12
(Median)
$13
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$34,268 - $55,050  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,827  
Profit Sharing
$392.96 - $4,058  
Commission
$0.00 - $4,000  
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).
)
$32,098 - $55,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10,657
National Hourly Rate 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$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.54 - $23.12  
   
Overtime
$19.01 - $35.70  
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.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,827  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $4,000  
Profit Sharing
$392.96 - $4,058  
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).
)
$32,098 - $55,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,594

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Staff Accountant Salaries



Financial Analysis
up arrow 4%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 4%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 2%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$43,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%

Accounts Receivable
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2681 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 16%
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