Alternate Job Titles: Entry Level Accountant, Accountant I
How much does a Accountant I make? The median annual Accountant I salary is $48,167, as of September 30, 2016, with a range usually between $43,704-$53,739, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Accountant I in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Accountant I in the United States is $48,167, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United States are expected to make less than $48,167.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Accountant I that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2016
Prepares balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other financial reports. Responsibilities also include analyzing trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses. Reports organization's finances to management, and offers suggestions about resource utilization, tax strategies, and assumptions underlying budget forecasts. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View full job description