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Systems Accountant Salary

The average Systems Accountant in the United States earns approximately $66K annually. Most Systems Accountants report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Male Systems Accountants are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 51 percent of the field. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$45,599 - $99,949
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$46K
$66K
$100K
MEDIAN: $65,985
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$44,984 - $104,492  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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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.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $56K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $75K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Systems Accountants make a median salary of $70K. Systems Accountants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $82K.

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Experience Affects Systems Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$67,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 6%
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