Average Experienced Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary

$70,288
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,016
Bonus
$6,500
Commission
$2,524
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills is $70,288.
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$55k
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$70k
90%
$87k
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Salary
$55k - $87k
Bonus
$988 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$900 - $7k
Commission
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$54k - $91k

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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 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 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 2,102 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,678 based on 3,290 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $69,227.
Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 13.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (11.7% more) and San Diego, California (10.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 6,797 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.2%
Early Career
30.9%
Mid Career
48.4%
Late Career
20.4%