Average Mid-Career Bookkeeper Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Bookkeeper is $17.61.
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $25
$256 - $5,064
Profit Sharing
$500 - $5,057
$2,095 - $4,750
Total Pay
$26,722 - $55,733

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Job Description for Bookkeeper

Popular Employer Salaries for Bookkeeper

The top respondents for the job title Bookkeeper are from the companies The Home Depot Inc., Portable On Demand Storage and Safeway, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Portable On Demand Storage where the average pay is $18.25. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Salvation Army, earning around $15.59. Safeway, Inc. pays the lowest at around $15.00. The Home Depot Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $15.05.

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Popular Skills for Bookkeeper

Skills in Accounts Payable, Intuit QuickBooks, Accounts Receivable and Payroll Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Bookkeeping.

Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper

An entry-level Bookkeeper with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.44 based on 529 salaries. An early career Bookkeeper with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.38 based on 4,601 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.
Employees with Bookkeeper in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 30.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (14.1% more) and Austin, Texas (12.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (4.0% less).

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