$50,607
Avg. Salary
$19.84
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,010

Bonus

$1,945

Profit Sharing

$1,100

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Accountant is $19.84 per hour.

The average pay for an Accountant is $50,607 per year.

10%
$13.98
10%
$19.84
50%
$29.25
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MEDIAN $19.84
10%
$38k
10%
$51k
50%
$71k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $50,607
$37,828 - $70,993
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$71K
MEDIAN: $50,607
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$13.98 - $29.25
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$0$71K
Salary $37,828 - $70,993
Bonus $247 - $7,066
Profit Sharing $47.92 - $7,827
Commission $0.00 - $11,920
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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$34,672 - $71,361
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 20,052
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $13.98 - $29.25
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $6.33
Overtime $19.54 - $39.64
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $247 - $7,066
Commission $0.00 - $11,920
Profit Sharing $47.92 - $7,827
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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$34,672 - $71,361
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 7,100

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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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 $46,000 based on 15,804 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 $51,000 based on 6,919 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 5,957 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 $54,000 based on 3,680 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,601

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Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4342 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲9%

▲6%

▲4%

National Average
$50,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4342 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 25%