An Accountant earns an average salary of £28,352 per year. A skill in SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO) is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

£17,326 - £44,975
£17K
£28K
£45K
MEDIAN: £28,023
10%
50%
90%
£6.99 - £30.21
£7
£14
£30
MEDIAN: £14.40
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50%
90%
£0£47K
Salary £17,326 - £44,975
Bonus £50.34 - £5,124
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £7,398
Commission £1,474
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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£17,206 - £47,863
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,213
Hourly Data £0£30
Hourly Rate £6.99 - £30.21
Hourly Tips £0.23
Overtime £6.70 - £29.00
Annual Data £0£47K
Bonus £50.34 - £5,124
Commission £1,474
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £7,398
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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£17,206 - £47,863
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 112

Common Career Paths for Accountant


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Accountant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Accountant

Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤25,000 based on 713 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤31,000 based on 414 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤36,000 based on 305 salaries. An Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤36,000 based on 132 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £28,709

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

Accountant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Accountant?

Accountant in London:
"Challenging."
Pros: Logical, methodical.
Cons: Sometimes too similar on a daily basis, chance of becoming bored or demotivated.

Accountant in Glasgow:
"Bookkeeping."
Pros: Everything related accounts.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲26%

▲24%

▲7%

National Average
₤29,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries






National Average
₤29,000


▼2%


Sage AccPac ERP Software
▼6%


ACCA
▼9%


▼12%

▼12%

Accounts Payable
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 67%