Average General Accountant Salary

$52,228
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$1,800
Bonus
$1,359
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The average salary for a General Accountant is $52,228.
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$40k
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$52k
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$70k
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What Do General Accountants Do?

Job Satisfaction for General Accountant

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Popular Employer Salaries for General Accountant

The top respondents for the job title General Accountant are from the companies Ontic, Triad Guaranty Insurance and TRIGO. Reported salaries are highest at Ontic where the average pay is $49,711. TRIGO pays the lowest at around $44,219.

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What Are Popular Skills for General Accountants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for General Accountants?

An entry-level General Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,655 based on 14 salaries. An early career General Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,158 based on 174 salaries. A mid-career General Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,127 based on 99 salaries. An experienced General Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,415 based on 117 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $58,836.
Employees with General Accountant in their job title in Cleveland, Ohio earn an average of 24.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (15.8% more) and Chicago, Illinois (10.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (8.5% less), Houston, Texas (3.1% less) and Portland, Oregon (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 458 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.1%
Early Career
38.0%
Mid Career
21.6%
Experienced
25.5%
Late Career
11.8%

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