Systems Accountant Salary

Systems Accountants in the United States can expect to earn an average of $67K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Systems Accountants. Women Systems Accountants who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$45,500 - $100,185
(Median)
$45K
$67K
$100K
MEDIAN: $66,692
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$45,500 - $100,185  
   
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$0.00 - $11,745  
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$44,882 - $104,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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Job Description for Systems Accountant

  • 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.
  • Design accounting processes for complex situations and make existing systems more efficient.
  • Develop training materials to help employees use new systems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Accountant

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $57K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $77K. Systems Accountants claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $75K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $82K.

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Experience Affects Systems Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$68,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%
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