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October 30, 2016

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Accountant Job Description

Budget Analysts Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. Analyze budgeting and accounting reports for the purpose of maintaining expenditure controls. Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks Compile data, compute fees and charges, and prepare invoices for billing purposes. Duties include computing costs and calculating rates for goods, services, and shipment of goods; posting data; and keeping other relevant records. May involve use of computer or typewriter, calculator, and adding and bookkeeping machines.

Accountant Salary Statistics as of 2015

Average annual salary for a Accountant is $44197 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $63472. The lowest salary reported was $30473. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Median hourly wage for a Accountant is $15.13 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $20.45. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $9.81. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Bonuses for a Accountant are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $1011 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $505 from people with under 1 year of experience.

These are the highest paying states for a Accountant. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
California – $34,806 – $67,530
Florida – $30,301 – $58,679
Illinois – $34,839 – $63,548
New York – $33,980 – $71,080
Ohio – $33,432 – $60,416
Pennsylvania – $33,427 – $59,289
Texas – $33,339 – $61,442

These are the highest paying cities for a Accountant. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
New York, New York –
Houston, Texas –
Chicago, Illinois –
Atlanta, Georgia –
Los Angeles, California –
Seattle, Washington –
Dallas, Texas –

This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Accountant from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $44197 while in 2007 it was just $40987.52

Job Outlook

Gender Statistics

Related Jobs

66%

34%

Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 66% of Accountants were females while 34% were males. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

Past Jobs

Bookkeeper
$21,106 – $47,604
Accounting Clerk
$22,298 – $41,505
Accounting Assistant
$23,644 – $43,665

Future Jobs

Senior Accountant
$42,952 – $75,557
Staff Accountant
$31,556 – $55,674
Accounting Manager
$36,881 – $89,501


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