Average Staff Accountant with Bookkeeping Skills Salary

$47,858
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,536
Bonus
$800
Commission
$1,509
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Staff Accountant with Bookkeeping skills is $47,858.
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$37k
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$48k
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$61k
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MEDIAN $47,858
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Salary
$37k - $61k
Bonus
$196 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$197 - $3k
Commission
$225 - $9k
Total Pay
$34k - $61k

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Job Description for Staff Accountant

Popular Employer Salaries for Staff Accountant

The top respondents for the job title Staff Accountant are from the companies Envestnet, EY (Ernst & Young) and Catholic Charities. Reported salaries are highest at Dynalectric Company where the average pay is $68,200. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Envestnet, earning around $60,000. Catholic Charities pays the lowest at around $43,500. Robert Half International Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $50,593.

Career Paths

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Staff Accountant
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Accounting Manager
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Staff Accountant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Staff Accountant

An entry-level Staff Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,931 based on 302 salaries. An early career Staff Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,961 based on 2,768 salaries. A mid-career Staff Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,381 based on 883 salaries. An experienced Staff Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,616 based on 633 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $50,891.
Employees with Staff Accountant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 15.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (8.1% more) and New York, New York (8.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (4.3% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,996 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.0%
Early Career
55.4%
Mid Career
17.7%
Experienced
12.7%
Late Career
8.2%

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