$51,586
Avg. Salary
$24.22
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,052

Profit Sharing

$1,975

The average pay for an Accountant in Seattle, Washington is $24.22 per hour.

The average pay for an Accountant in Seattle, Washington is $51,586 per year.

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$35
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MEDIAN $24
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50%
$76k
90%
MEDIAN $51,586
$39,540 - $76,494
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MEDIAN: $51,586
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$16.25 - $34.79
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$0$77K
Salary $39,540 - $76,494
Bonus $203 - $9,839
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $49,665
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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$39,117 - $77,201
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 184
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $16.25 - $34.79
Overtime $32.79
Annual Data $0$77K
Bonus $203 - $9,839
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $49,665
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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$39,117 - $77,201
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 44

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 Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

Accountant Job Listings

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 $50,000 based on 172 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 $56,000 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 46 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 $63,000 based on 29 salaries.

Accountant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Accountant?

Accountant in Seattle:
"Bookkeeping skills."
Pros: Organizing and balancing books.
Cons: No room for advancement.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲22%

▲13%

▲8%

National Average
$52,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 13%