Average Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$73,748
Avg. Salary
$4,966
Bonus
$4,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills in Boston, Massachusetts is $73,748.
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$62k
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$74k
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$89k
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$62k - $89k
Bonus
$2k - $12k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $8k
Total Pay
$64k - $98k
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Job Description for Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant Tasks
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.
  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports and prepare budget forecasts.
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Investigate budget and variance issues.

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Popular Skills for Senior Accountant

Skills in Month-End Close, Financial Reporting and Financial Analysis 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 Senior Accountant

An early career Senior Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,581 based on 41 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,298 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,116 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,638.
Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 1.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.7% less), Chicago, Illinois (4.8% less) and Dallas, Texas (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 124 survey responses.
Early Career
33.1%
Mid Career
34.7%
Experienced
19.4%
Late Career
12.9%