The average salary for an Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills is $52,516.
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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. Occasionally, internal audits must be carried out to make sure that the various areas of th…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries 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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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).
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