Systems Accountant Salary

Earnings for Systems Accountants in the United States come in at around $67K per year on average. Job satisfaction for Systems Accountants is high. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Systems Accountants making up 52 percent of survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $57K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $72K. Systems Accountants with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $85K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Systems Accountants report making only $82K on average.

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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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