Bookkeeper in Tyler, Texas Salary

A Bookkeeper in Tyler, Texas earns an average salary of $34,818 per year.

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 includes calculating, recording, and balancing financial reports, including payroll. Therefore, a bookkeeper will need to maintain a healthy relationship with employees in order to communicate and work out changes in salaries, changes to benefits, and other changes to an employee’s pay. A bookkeeper will also work closely with managers or business owners to help ensure that smart decisions are made when selling company assets or evaluating said company’s total revenue, profits, losses, and financial position. In order to communicate the aforementioned information fully and thoroughly bookkeepers will also be responsible for creating many reports, usually these reports will be generated once a month, semiannually, or annually. Other responsibilities that a bookkeeper may have include creating reports for information pertaining to retirement and payroll, entering changes to employee payroll records (often through Quickbooks), and handling voluntary and involuntary deductions. Usually, a bookkeeper will also be in charge of paying the many expenses a business incurs. These expenses usually include things like electricity, internet, office supplies, credit card bills, phone bills, and whatever other expenses a business may incur through its operations. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)


Bookkeeper Tasks

  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Create reports for information pertaining to retirement and payroll.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.

About Tyler, Texas

Smith County, Texas
103,705
Male:
50,422 (48.6%)
Female:
53,283 (51.4%)
Tyler is a city in and the county seat of Smith County, Texas, United States. This city had a population of 96,900 in 2010, according to the United States Census Bureau. Tyler's 2014 estimated population is 107,405. It is 100 miles (160 km) east-southeast of Dallas. Tyler is the principal city of the Tyler Metropolitan Statistical Area, with a population of 209,714 in 2010, and the regional center of the Tyler-Jacksonville combined statistical area, with a population of 260,559 in 2010. Tyler has the nickname "Rose Capital of the World". It gained this name due to the large quantity of roses processed through the area, along with hosting America's largest rose garden. In 1985, the international Adopt-a-Highway movement originated in Tyler when, after appeals by local Texas Department of Transportation officials, the local Civitan chapter adopted a two-mile (3-km) stretch of U.S. Highway 69. Tyler is also home to the Caldwell Zoo...
Tyler:
$43,222
Texas:
$55,653
$853
Tyler:
$151,300
Texas:
$152,000
2.5%

Bookkeeper Job Listings

Key Stats for Bookkeeper

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
38%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

Bookkeeping
▲8%

Accounts Receivable
▲6%

Accounts Payable
▲5%

National Average
$33,000

Quickbooks
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 86%