Revenue Accountant Salary

Revenue Accountants in the United States can expect wages of $60K per year on average. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Revenue Accountants are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. Female Revenue Accountants make up most of the survey respondents at 70 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,039 - $81,565
$44K
$60K
$82K
MEDIAN: $60,274
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50%
90%

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$15.24 - $43.11
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$20
$43
MEDIAN: $20.37
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$0$84K
Salary $44,039 - $81,565
Bonus $1,300 - $14,337
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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$40,317 - $84,459
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 250
Hourly Data $0$75
Hourly Rate $15.24 - $43.11
Overtime $24.73 - $75.75
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $1,300 - $14,337
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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$40,317 - $84,459
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

Job Description for Revenue Accountant

Revenue accountants are often also called senior accountants, finance accountants, or senior revenue accountants. Revenue accountants work in manufacturing companies, distribution companies, the wholesale industry, the health care industry, retail companies, and many other fields of business. Basically, any business that processes sales and service revenue needs revenue accountants. They mainly work indoors during standard daytime office hours. They are usually full-time employees, but they might work overtime during busy times of the year. Revenue accountants need a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, financial management, or a related field. The job often requires revenue accountants to be CPA’s as well. Many companies prefer experience in accounting or finance. In addition to a bachelor’s degree, revenue accountants must often also be proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook.

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Common Career Paths for Revenue Accountant


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For Revenue Accountants, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Revenue Accountants earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Senior Accountant.

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Popular Skills for Revenue Accountant


Revenue Accountants report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Oracle, Revenue Recognition, Accounting, and General Ledger Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Accounts Receivable, SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling, and Financial Analysis. Most people experienced in Accounting also know Financial Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Revenue Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Revenue Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Revenue Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 157 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Revenue Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Revenue Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 41 salaries. A Revenue Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,809

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Revenue Accountants, 36 percent higher than the national average. Revenue Accountants will also find cushy salaries in Tulsa (+24 percent), Houston (+12 percent), Dallas (+11 percent), and Denver (+4 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Miami, 17 percent below the national average. Seattle and Oklahoma City are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 11 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively.

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Q: What is it like working as a Revenue Accountant?

Revenue Accountant in Raleigh:
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Key Stats for Revenue Accountant

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Revenue Accountant Salaries

▲33%

▲12%

National Average
$60,000

▼1%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Revenue Accountant Salaries

Oracle
▲13%

Revenue Recognition
▼0%

National Average
$60,000

Accounting
▼2%




SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
▼6%

Accounts Receivable
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 13%