Entry-Level Accounting Specialist in Houston, Texas Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Accounting Specialist in Houston, Texas is $45,751 per year. A skill in Financial Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

$36,695 - $53,107
$37K
$45K
$53K
MEDIAN: $45,295
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50%
90%

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$14.61 - $23.97
$15
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.91
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$0$54K
Salary $36,695 - $53,107
Bonus $3,000
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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$32,241 - $54,443
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $14.61 - $23.97
Overtime $26.00
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $3,000
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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$32,241 - $54,443
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

Job Description for Accounting Specialist

Accounting specialists are responsible for executing accounting tasks and strategies for their organizations and performing day-to-day financial activities including completing tax forms, logging revenues and expenses, and balancing checkbooks. They are also tasked with providing support to the financial department to find discrepancies in billing, payroll, and expenses, and must have strong problem-solving skills to find innovative solutions to save company resources and reduce expenses.

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Accounting Specialist Tasks

  • Manage various forms of accounting data, such as that related to accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Contribute to maintenance of accounting data and provide support as needed to accounting department.
  • Processes documents related to expenses, such as checks.

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%

Accounting Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Accounting Specialist

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
9%

Skills That Affect Accounting Specialist Salaries

Financial Analysis
▲18%

National Average
$41,000

Accounts Payable
▼3%

Billing
▼3%

Microsoft Excel
▼6%

Microsoft Office
▼7%

Accounts Receivable
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 21%