Accountant in Chattanooga, Tennessee Salary

The average salary for an Accountant in Chattanooga, Tennessee is $44,207 per year.

$40,000 - $56,500
$43K
MEDIAN: $43,353
50%

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Salary $43,353
Bonus $0.00
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$26,553 - $68,510
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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 Chattanooga, Tennessee

Hamilton County, Tennessee
176,597
Male:
83,640 (47.4%)
Female:
92,957 (52.6%)
Chattanooga is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, with a population of 176,588 in 2015. The fourth-largest city in Tennessee, it is on the Tennessee River 135 miles (217 km) southeast of Nashville, 120 miles (190 km) northeast of Huntsville, Alabama, and 148 miles (238 km) northeast of Birmingham, Alabama. Chattanooga abuts the Georgia border and there are three major interstate highways in its vicinity: I-24, I-75, and I-59. The city lies between the Appalachian Mountains and the Cumberland Plateau, surrounded by mountains and ridges. The official nickname for Chattanooga is the Scenic City, reinforced by the city's reputation for outdoor activities. Unofficial nicknames include River City, Chatt, Nooga, Chattown, and Gig City, referencing Chattanooga's claims that it has the fastest internet service in the Western Hemisphere. Chattanooga is internationally known for the 1941 song "Chattanooga Choo Choo" by Glenn Miller and his orchestra. Chattanooga is home to the University of Tennessee...
Chattanooga:
$40,004
Tennessee:
$47,275
$764
Chattanooga:
$151,400
Tennessee:
$150,600
5.3%

Accountant Job Listings

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Late-Career
▲3%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$42,000

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Financial Reporting
▲9%

Accounts Payable
▲4%

Bookkeeping
▲2%

National Average
$42,000

Financial Analysis
▼1%

Accounts Receivable
▼27%

Microsoft Excel
▼28%

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 44%