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Systems Accountant Salary

Earnings for Systems Accountants in the United States come in at around $66K annually on average. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Systems Accountants making up 51 percent of survey respondents. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$45,400 - $100,419
MEDIAN: $65,985

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$45,400 - $100,419  
$0.00 - $11,769  
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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).
$44,783 - $104,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71

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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.

Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $57K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $75K. Systems Accountants with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $70K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $82K on average.

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Experience Affects Systems Accountant Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.


49 %
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 6%