The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Bookkeeper is $14.44.
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Job Description for Bookkeeper
As a bookkeeper one can expect to work in close proximity with a business or company in order to ensure that the most economically viable and safe decisions are made in order to keep finances tight and under control. A bookkeeper should have vast knowledge of QuickBooks, or a similar a computer accounting program, in order to track and record the financial transactions and records of a company. Strong MS-Excel skills are also a must in most companies. Part of the bookkeeping process also includ…Read more
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Skills in Intuit QuickBooks, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper
An early career Bookkeeper with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.38 based on 4,601 salaries. A mid-career Bookkeeper with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.61 based on 2,807 salaries. An experienced Bookkeeper with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.80 based on 4,087 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
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Employees with Bookkeeper in their job title in Austin, Texas earn an average of 8.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6.4% more) and New York, New York (4.6% more).
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