$17,939
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$264

Profit Sharing

$82.00

The average salary for an Accountant is $17,632 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$9,767 - $50,337
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Salary $9,767 - $50,337
Bonus $0.00 - $2,374
Profit Sharing $82.00
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$9,844 - $57,939
  • Country: Jamaica
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 98

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.

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Accountant Tasks

  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.

Accountant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $18,511

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲20%

National Average
$19,000

▼17%

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 25%