Salary for
Bookkeeper in the United States

How much does a Bookkeeper earn in the United States? The average Bookkeeper salary in the United States is $41,934 as of October 31, 2018, but the range typically falls between $36,802 and $47,040. 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. 

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Job Description

Maintains and records a complete and systematic set of business transactions. Balances ledgers, reconciles accounts, and prepares reports to show receipts, expenditures, accounts receivable, and payab

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total compensation for the job of Bookkeeper in the United States. The base salary for Bookkeeper ranges from $36,802 to $47,040 with the average base salary of $41,934. The total compensation, which includes bonus, health and retirement, can vary anywhere from $37,067 to $47,614 with the average total compensation of $42,137.
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  1. This Job:

    Bookkeeper

    1 - 3 years experience
    Associate's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Bookkeeper, Sr.

    3 - 5 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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