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Alternate Job Titles: Bookkeeper

What is the average annual salary for Bookkeeper?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Bookkeeper may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. 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 Bookkeeper in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Bookkeeper in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Bookkeeper in the United States is $38,950 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Bookkeeper in the United Sates are expected to make less than $38,950.

Source: HR Reported data as of September 2014

Median $38,950
  • 10%$29,576
  • 25%$34,043
  • 75%$43,402
  • 90%$47,456

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Job Description for Bookkeeper

Maintains and records business transactions. Balances ledgers, reconciles accounts, and prepares reports. Follows bookkeeping procedures established by the organization. May require an associate's degree or its equivalent with 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. View Bookkeeper job description

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Categories:  Accounting, Financial Services

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