Alternate Job Titles: Entry Level Accountant, Accountant I
How much does a Accountant I make? The median annual Accountant I salary is $50,609, as of May 30, 2018, with a range usually between $46,069-$55,725, 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.
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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 $50,609, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United States are expected to make less than $50,609.
Source: HR Reported data as of May 30, 2018
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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 June 2018
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 the general ledger. Compiles financial data to aid more senior accountants in the preparation of balance sheets, profit and loss statements and other financial reports. Assists in analyzing current costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses. Requires a bachelor's degree. May require eligibility to sit for CPA exam. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. View full job description