Systems Accountant Salary

Systems Accountants in the United States pull down an average of $70K per year. Most Systems Accountants are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$41,919 - $105,684
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$70K
$110K
MEDIAN: $70,292
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$41,919 - $105,684  
   
Bonus
$306.39 - $11,745  
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$42,581 - $109,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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Job Description for Systems Accountant

  • Design accounting processes for complex situations and make existing systems more efficient.
  • Develop training materials to help employees use new systems.
  • Research the needs of a business to determine what accounting processes will best suit it.
  • Conduct reviews to identify risks to financial systems and implement appropriate controls.

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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Accountant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Systems Accountants, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $54K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $71K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Systems Accountants make a median salary of $93K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $105K.

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Key Stats for Systems Accountant

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Systems Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
▲48%

Experienced
▲31%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$71,000

Entry-Level
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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