$50,261
Avg. Salary
$19.70
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,003

Profit Sharing

$1,852

Commission

$1,600

The average pay for an Accountant is $19.70 per hour.

The average pay for an Accountant is $50,261 per year.

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MEDIAN $50,261
$37,123 - $70,605
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MEDIAN: $50,261
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$13.82 - $29.09
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$0$70K
Salary $37,123 - $70,605
Bonus $200 - $7,051
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,682
Commission $0.00 - $14,809
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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$34,198 - $70,894
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20,585
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $13.82 - $29.09
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $6.28
Overtime $19.55 - $39.72
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $200 - $7,051
Commission $0.00 - $14,809
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,682
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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$34,198 - $70,894
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7,288

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

$58,421

$53,500

$59,037

KPMG, LLP
18 profiles
$55,239

Deloitte
14 profiles
$55,063

Cargill
13 profiles
$57,753

Abc Corp.
11 profiles
$50,615

$53,951

$53,062

$61,928

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 $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: $49,235

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

Accountant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Accountant?

Accountant in Franklin:
"Great job."
Pros: Variety of chores.
Cons: Desk height.

Accountant in Jersey City:
"Accountant."
Pros: Good people, benefits.
Cons: Not paid enough.

Accountant in Lincoln:
"Good opportunity."
Enjoy, work hard and learn the details of a public utility.

Accountant in Houston:
"Making numbers tell me the truth."
Pros: Numbers tell me everything I need to know.
Cons: Unstructured upper management.

Accountant in Redmond:
"Beginner Bookkeeper."
Maintain focus and be extremely detailed oriented.

Accountant in Bristol:
"Practical Experience."
Knowing the fundamentals is key but you will find that the practical experience of the world will teach you much more.

Accountant in Fort Lauderdale:
"Repetitive."
Pros: Able to learn a lot. Interact with co-workers.
Cons: Lots of responsibility. Low pay.

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Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4276 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲10%

▲7%

▲5%

National Average
$49,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4276 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
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: 47%
no benefits
None: 25%