Bookkeeper in Puyallup Salary

The average salary for a Bookkeeper in Puyallup, Washington is $37,924 per year.

$36,732 - $39,677
$38K
MEDIAN: $37,924
50%

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$14.53 - $29.36
$15
$19
$29
MEDIAN: $18.72
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$0$52K
Salary $37,924
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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$31,131 - $52,349
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 3 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $14.53 - $29.36
Overtime $21.75
Annual Data $0$52K
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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$31,131 - $52,349
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 3 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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 2018 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 Puyallup, Washington

Pierce County, Washington
38,092
Male:
18,903 (49.6%)
Female:
19,189 (50.4%)
Puyallup, Washington (/pjuːˈæləp/ pew-AL-əp or /pjuːˈɔːləp/ pew-AWL-əp) is a city in Pierce County, Washington, about 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Tacoma and 35 miles (56 km) south of Seattle. The population was 37,022 at the 2010 Census and the Washington State Office of Financial Management estimated the 2014 population at 38,670. Named after the Puyallup Tribe of Native Americans, Puyallup means "the generous people.", It is also home to the Washington State Fair, the state's main fair. In 1833, The Puyallup Valley was a maze of creeks and old forest growth. It was subjected to frequent floods and massive log jams from the meandering river. The first white settlers were part of the first wagon train to cross the Cascades at Naches Pass in 1853. Native Americans numbered about 2,000 in what is now the Puyallup Valley in the 1830s and 1840s. The first European settlers arrived in the 1850s. In 1877,...
Puyallup:
$63,009
Washington:
$60,294
$1,023
Puyallup:
$251,300
Washington:
$257,200
6.9%

Bookkeeper Job Listings

Key Stats for Bookkeeper

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
11%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
33%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

Financial Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

Bookkeeping
▼1%

Accounts Receivable
▼1%

Billing
▼1%

Accounts Payable
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Quickbooks
▼1%

Human Resources
▼1%

Data Entry
▼1%

Payroll Administration
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Tax Preparation
▼2%

Office Administration
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 67%