Salary for
Bookkeeper, Sr. in the United States

How much does a Bookkeeper, Sr. earn in the United States? The average Bookkeeper, Sr. salary in the United States is $44,676 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $38,861 and $49,450. 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

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 accounts payable. Follows bookkeeping procedures established by the organization. May require an associate's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or a manager. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Typically requires 3-5 years of related experience.

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49450
44676

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39020
50235
45311
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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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