Average Late-Career Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary

$69,294
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,342
Bonus
$2,525
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Late-Career Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills is $69,294.
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$53k
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$69k
90%
$88k
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Salary
$53k - $88k
Bonus
$581 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $9k
Total Pay
$53k - $92k

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Job Description for Senior Accountant

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

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Popular Skills for Senior Accountant

Skills in Financial Reporting, Month-End Close 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 entry-level Senior Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,133 based on 16 salaries. An early career Senior Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,167 based on 2,099 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,678 based on 3,293 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,288 based on 2,525 salaries.
Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 14.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.4% more) and Chicago, Illinois (9.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (5.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 7,933 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.2%
Early Career
26.5%
Mid Career
41.5%
Experienced
31.8%