Accountant in Bakersfield, California Salary

The average wage for an Accountant in Bakersfield, California is $21.63 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$15.21 - $32.55
$15
$20
$33
MEDIAN: $20.48
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50%
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Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $15.21 - $32.55
Overtime $37.44
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $125.00
Total Pay (?
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$34,320 - $75,632
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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.

About Bakersfield, California

Kern County, California
373,627
Male:
182,154 (48.8%)
Female:
191,473 (51.2%)
Bakersfield is a city located in the San Joaquin Valley of California, where it sits on the southern end of the Central Valley within the Kern County boundaries. The city is 110 mi (180 km) north of Los Angeles and about the same distance south of Fresno. It is an inland city about 135 mi (217 km) east of Pismo Beach on the Pacific Ocean. Bakersfield's population is around 375,000, making it the 9th largest city in California and the 52nd largest city in the United States. The city is also the county seat for Kern County, which encompasses the entire MSA and is the third largest county in California by area. The total Bakersfield inner urban area, which includes East Bakersfield and Rosedale, has a population of about 464,000. Bakersfield is in Kern County which is generally considered part of Southern California and shares its southern border with Los Angeles County. However, many residents...
Bakersfield:
$61,039
California:
$64,500
$979
Bakersfield:
$237,600
California:
$449,100
6.9%

Accountant Job Listings

Key Stats for Accountant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Experienced
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Accounts Receivable
▲4%

National Average
$47,000

Accounts Payable
▼1%

Bookkeeping
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 20%