Average Entry-Level Financial Accountant Salary

$47,960
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,013
Bonus
$850
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Financial Accountant is $47,960.
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$34k
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$48k
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$63k
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MEDIAN $47,960
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Salary
$34k - $63k
Bonus
$98 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$680 - $2k
Total Pay
$30k - $62k

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Career Paths

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Financial Accountant
Senior Accountant
Financial Controller
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Popular Skills for Financial Accountant

Skills in Financial Analysis and General Ledger Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis, Financial Reporting and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Accountant

An early career Financial Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,781 based on 402 salaries. A mid-career Financial Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,940 based on 227 salaries. An experienced Financial Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,668 based on 194 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,918.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 959 survey responses.
Early Career
41.9%
Mid Career
23.7%
Experienced
20.2%
Late Career
14.2%

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