How much does an Accountant I make in the United States? The average Accountant I salary in the United States is $55,262 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $50,310 and $60,843. 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 for Accountant I

Accountant I 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. Being an Accountant I 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. Additionally, Accountant I requires a bachelor's degree. May require eligibility to sit for CPA exam. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Accountant I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be an Accountant I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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