Bookkeeper, Sr. Salary in the United States

How much does a Bookkeeper, Sr. make in the United States? The average Bookkeeper, Sr. salary in the United States is $44,765 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $38,931 and $49,550. 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 the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Bookkeeper, Sr. 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 accounts payable. Being a Bookkeeper, Sr. follows bookkeeping procedures established by the organization. May require an associate's degree or its equivalent. Additionally, Bookkeeper, Sr. typically reports to a supervisor or a manager. The Bookkeeper, Sr. has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. To be a Bookkeeper, Sr. typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Bookkeeper

    1 - 3 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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    Bookkeeper, Sr.

    3 - 5 years experience
    Associate's Degree

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    Bookkeeping Manager

    3 - 5 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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