Systems Accountant Salary

An average Systems Accountant in the United States can expect to take home roughly $67K per year. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 51 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most Systems Accountants like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$45,298 - $100,650
(Median)
$45K
$67K
$100K
MEDIAN: $66,692
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$45,298 - $100,650  
   
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$44,684 - $105,110  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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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 $76K. For Systems Accountants, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary 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 13%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$68,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

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
24%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 6%
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