Average Financial Accountant with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary

$53,964
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,020
Bonus
$2,200
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Financial Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills is $53,964.
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$42k
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$54k
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$73k
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MEDIAN $53,964
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United States (change)
Salary
$42k - $73k
Bonus
$492 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$600 - $16k
Total Pay
$40k - $77k

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Job Description for Financial Accountant

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Financial Accountant
Senior Accountant
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Popular Skills for Financial Accountant

Skills in Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis and Month-End Close are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Accountant

An entry-level Financial Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $47,994 based on 16 salaries. An early career Financial Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,300 based on 149 salaries. A mid-career Financial Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,983 based on 95 salaries. An experienced Financial Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,570 based on 86 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $58,999.
Employees with Financial Accountant in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 21.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (15.5% more) and Houston, Texas (13.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Omaha, Nebraska (15.5% less), Columbus, Ohio (9.7% less) and St. Louis, Missouri (8.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 400 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.0%
Early Career
37.3%
Mid Career
23.8%
Experienced
21.5%
Late Career
13.5%

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