Systems Accountant Salary

Systems Accountants in the United States can expect to earn an average of $67K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. For the most part, Systems Accountants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Systems Accountants who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 52 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$45,654 - $97,040
(Median)
$46K
$67K
$97K
MEDIAN: $67,380
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$45,654 - $97,040  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,720  
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
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$44,566 - $102,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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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 $72K. On average, Systems Accountants make $85K following one to two decades on the job. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $82K.

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Experience Affects Systems Accountant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$68,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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