The average salary for an Accountant is Rs 249,645.
MEDIAN Rs 249,645
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Job Description for Accountant
Accountants perform financial calculations for companies in a wide variety of fields. Some common duties include creating sales and cash flow reports, administering payroll, keeping balance sheets, carrying out billing activities, managing budgets and keeping inventory. The accountant may also be responsible for filing taxes for the company, as well as reviewing past reports to generate income forecasts. Occasionally, internal audits must be carried out to make sure that the various areas of th…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Accountant
The top respondents for the job title Accountant are from the companies Infosys BPO, Genpact and Capgemini. Reported salaries are highest at Larsen & Toubro Limited where the average pay is Rs 580,930. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Infosys BPO and Sobha Developers Ltd, earning around Rs 303,738 and Rs 300,000, respectively. Accountants, Inc. pays the lowest at around Rs 225,000. Genpact and Capgemini also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 250,000 and Rs 254,902, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Accountant
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in General Ledger Accounting, Accounts Payable and Account Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Bookkeeping.
Pay by Experience Level for Accountant
An entry-level Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 199,584 based on 816 salaries. An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 228,429 based on 2,192 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 297,239 based on 1,122 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 359,352 based on 500 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 465,966.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Accountant in their job title in Bangalore, Karnataka earn an average of 19.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (8.0% more) and Mumbai, Maharashtra (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Kolkata, West Bengal (14.1% less), Pune, Maharashtra (3.1% less) and Delhi, Delhi (0.9% less).
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