Average Accountant with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary

$52,516
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,022
Bonus
$809
Commission
$1,961
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills is $52,516.
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$40k
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$53k
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$70k
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Salary
$40k - $70k
Bonus
$389 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$400 - $6k
Commission
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$37k - $71k

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Job Description for Accountant

The top respondents for the job title Accountant are from the companies General Electric Co (GE), Waste Management, Inc. and CBRE Group. Reported salaries are highest at The Boeing Company where the average pay is $62,201. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Kaiser Permanente and Waste Management, Inc., earning around $61,825 and $57,287, respectively. InfoSync Services pays the lowest at around $45,451. CBRE Group and General Electric Co (GE) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $45,604 and $54,497, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Accountant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

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 $44,609 based on 368 salaries. An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,413 based on 3,979 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,034 based on 2,197 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,799 based on 1,927 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $56,621.
Employees with Accountant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 15.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (14.9% more) and New York, New York (10.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 10,136 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.6%
Early Career
39.3%
Mid Career
21.7%
Experienced
19.0%
Late Career
16.4%