Average Accountant Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$55,738
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$3,041
Bonus
$800
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The average salary for an Accountant in Boston, Massachusetts is $55,738.
10%
$44k
MEDIAN
$56k
90%
$75k
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What Are Popular Skills for Accountants?

Skills in Financial Reporting, General Ledger Accounting and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.

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 $49,218 based on 21 salaries. An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,615 based on 103 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,212 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,992 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $77,472.
Employees with Accountant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 5.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (4.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (6.4% less), Dallas, Texas (5.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 198 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.6%
Early Career
52.0%
Mid Career
18.7%
Experienced
11.1%
Late Career
7.6%