Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Accountant is $51,796
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Accountants?
An entry-level Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $47,018 based on 1,164 salaries. An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,536 based on 9,056 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Accountants Do?
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.
Occasionally, internal audits must be carried out to make sure that the various areas of …Read more