Accountant in Houston, Texas Salary

The average Accountant in Houston can expect to rake in roughly $54K per year. Final cash compensation to Accountants in Houston varies from around $39K to approximately $77K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $27K, respectively. Women account for the majority of Accountants in Houston, Texas who responded to the questionnaire — 66 percent to be exact. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$41,385 - $72,425
$41K
$54K
$72K
MEDIAN: $54,063
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$14.70 - $33.43
$15
$19
$33
MEDIAN: $19.42
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$0$78K
Salary $41,385 - $72,425
Bonus $501 - $9,787
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $21,250
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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$38,498 - $78,424
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 245
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $14.70 - $33.43
Overtime $0.00 - $50.94
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $501 - $9,787
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $21,250
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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$38,498 - $78,424
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 45

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

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 $52,000 based on 192 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 $55,000 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 52 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 $58,000 based on 22 salaries.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲8%

▲2%

▼0%

National Average
$54,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 25%