The average salary for an Accountant is $28,838 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$20,763 - $47,973
$21K
$29K
$48K
MEDIAN: $28,838
10%
50%
90%
$9.09 - $21.30
$9
$13
$21
MEDIAN: $12.54
10%
50%
90%
$0$47K
Salary $20,763 - $47,973
Bonus $575 - $2,617
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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$20,398 - $47,916
  • Country: Puerto Rico
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 41
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $9.09 - $21.30
Overtime $22.50
Annual Data $0$47K
Bonus $575 - $2,617
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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$20,398 - $47,916
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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 Pay By Employer

$0$108K

$57,835

$58,121

$52,175

KPMG, LLP
17 profiles
$53,297

Cargill
15 profiles
$58,701

Deloitte
13 profiles
$54,357

Abc Corp.
12 profiles
$50,078

$54,451

$51,980

$61,825

Accountant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $27,659

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

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲8%

▲6%

National Average
$28,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

▲6%

National Average
$28,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 29%