Average Accountant Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$52,033
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,073
Bonus
$1,031
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The average salary for an Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia is $52,033.
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$39k
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$52k
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$70k
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What Do Accountants Do?

Accountant Tasks
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.
  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.

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What Are Popular Skills for Accountants?

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

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 $48,536 based on 25 salaries. An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,700 based on 146 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,238 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,706 based on 50 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $53,889.
Employees with Accountant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 12.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (12.1% more) and Seattle, Washington (10.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 299 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.4%
Early Career
48.8%
Mid Career
15.4%
Experienced
16.7%
Late Career
10.7%