Salary for
Accountant I in the United States

How much does a Accountant I earn in the United States? The average Accountant I salary in the United States is $53,236 as of January 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $48,464 and $58,614. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Assists in maintaining financial records and ensuring that financial transactions are properly recorded. Ensures the accuracy of entries to ledger accounts and reconciles subsidiary ledger accounts to

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  1. This Job:

    Accountant I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Accountant II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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