Full Charge Bookkeeper Salary

A Full Charge Bookkeeper earns an average wage of $19.48 per hour.

$35,280 - $64,303
$35K
$48K
$64K
MEDIAN: $47,949
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$14.39 - $29.48
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MEDIAN: $19.63
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$0$64K
Salary $35,280 - $64,303
Bonus $489.00 - $6,544
Profit Sharing $760 - $4,932
Commission $1.30 - $25,488
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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$31,382 - $63,601
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,244
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $14.39 - $29.48
Hourly Tips $1.35
Overtime $20.91 - $38.30
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $489.00 - $6,544
Commission $1.30 - $25,488
Profit Sharing $760 - $4,932
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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$31,382 - $63,601
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,566

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Job Description for Full Charge Bookkeeper

Full charge bookkeepers are responsible for full-cycle accounting, which requires an ability to juggle several organizational tasks at once. Their responsibilities include managing all aspects of general ledger, accounts receivable, and accounts payable, as well as handling payroll information, credit card statements, and cash flow. They may also be called upon for various other miscellaneous duties.

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Full Charge Bookkeeper Tasks

  • Update and maintain all accounting records using bookkeeping software.
  • Produce financial statements and track key metrics, and forecast depreciation, profit, and loss.
  • Reconcile all accounts as needed and update payroll information.

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Popular Skills for Full Charge Bookkeeper

Pay by Experience Level for Full Charge Bookkeeper

Pay by Experience for a Full Charge Bookkeeper has a positive trend. An entry-level Full Charge Bookkeeper with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 556 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Full Charge Bookkeeper with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 667 salaries. An experienced Full Charge Bookkeeper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 1,179 salaries. A Full Charge Bookkeeper with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 1,169 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,267

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Full Charge Bookkeeper Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Full Charge Bookkeeper?

Full Charge Bookkeeper in Jersey City:
"The Peacefulness of working in a quiet and focused manner."
Pros: I like working with a group of Christian Minded individuals who are willing to work for a cause. This program brings opportunities to the underprivileged students who would not have the opportunity to perform well. I like working with numbers instead of working with people. It is a lot easier and I am challenged to work with my mind rather than with my body. Every day I am learning something new about excel or account to improve my current level of growth and potential.
Cons: The urgent deadlines. I feel that sometimes they don't give us enough warning about what we need to accomplish. For example, the other day the President of the organization came in and said he needed the reports for the board meeting and I was expecting to complete it on Monday. I stayed up all night trying to finish closing the books. A lot of the employees had not completed their credit card logs. The information was not accurate enough.

Full Charge Bookkeeper in Cleveland:
"Key Employee in a Small Business."
Pros: As long as the company is around, my job is safe. I know what is expected of me and I know that I can do everything that is asked of me at a high level.
Cons: Full charge bookkeeper is the closest title that really applies to my job. At the core, I am an accountant...but I am trusted to oversee everything this company does. Being trusted to handle every facet of business is an interesting dilemma. It is enjoyable to be respected this way, but it comes at a cost. Being the person that can handle every situation means that only the situations that are already convoluted or "out of control" are brought to your attention. Everyone else will try to cover up problems until they can not manage them anymore. So, I spend my days as a simple accountant that cleans up everyone else's mess and therefore gets most of the conflict directed to my office.

Full Charge Bookkeeper in Patterson:
"In charge of all finances that pertain to the school."
Pros: The people I work with, the hours and the flexability.
Cons: The pay is too low I feel for the type of work I do.

Full Charge Bookkeeper in Almont:
"Making a Difference as a Full-Charge Bookkeeper."
Pros: I like the independence, having a key role in the company and the trust they place in me. I also enjoy that the organization of the information and procedures becomes my own. I am able to be the best I can be in a department I'm in charge of.
Cons: Working in a small company, I am normally the only one in Accounting. This creates a problem when I need time off. In the past at another company I had solved the problem, with a lot of effort, by creating an Accounting Instruction binder with detailed tasks for each area of my job. It served as insurance in the event someone else would have to temporarily step in and process payroll, pay bills, receive customer payments, etc. Without it, as in most companies, the Full-Charge Bookkeeper is indispensable. Concerning the duties of the job, the HR responsibilities involving employee medical insurance are the least enjoyable.

Full Charge Bookkeeper in Danville:
Pros: Seeing the completion of each project.
Cons: Stressful, unappreciated, must multitask many times a day.

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Key Stats for Full Charge Bookkeeper

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 480 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
44%
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Experience Affects Full Charge Bookkeeper Salaries

▲6%

▲2%

National Average
$44,000

▼4%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Full Charge Bookkeeper Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 480 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 48%
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