Bookkeeper in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

The average Boston Bookkeeper can expect to rake in roughly $20.21 per hour. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — a little more than half lack coverage. On the flip side, slightly less than one-half have medical insurance and just under a third receive dental plans. The vast majority (89 percent) of Boston Bookkeepers who took the survey are female. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$53,920 - $68,784
$60K
MEDIAN: $60,096
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$13.91 - $29.36
$14
$20
$29
MEDIAN: $20.00
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$0$69K
Salary $60,096
Bonus $1,150
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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$29,737 - $69,531
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $13.91 - $29.36
Overtime $22.50
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $1,150
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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$29,737 - $69,531
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

Bookkeeper Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper

Pay by Experience for a Bookkeeper has a positive trend. An entry-level Bookkeeper with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bookkeeper with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Bookkeeper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 15 salaries. A Bookkeeper with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Bookkeeper

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Bookkeeper Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

▲7%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$49,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

ADP Payroll System
▲26%

Financial Reporting
▲9%

Billing
▲6%

Payroll Administration
▲6%

▲2%

Account Management
▲2%

National Average
$49,000

Office Administration
▼1%

Data Entry
▼1%


Quickbooks
▼9%

Microsoft Excel
▼11%


Intuit QuickBooks
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 50%
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