How much does a General Accountant make? The average General Accountant salary is $63,039 as of May 28, 2024, but the salary range typically falls between $57,505 and $69,382. 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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LifeMed Alaska LLC - Anchorage , AK
The General Accountant should exemplify and promote LifeMed Alaska's standards of safety, culture, and accountability. This role is responsible for a variety of accounting tasks including, but not ...
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American Pacific Mortgage - Sacramento , CA
General Accountant Department: Accounting/Finance Reports to: Assistant Controller FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Management Approval: VP Controller Summary: The General Accountant will collaborate on a ...
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Western Integrated Technologies - Sacramento , CA
We are looking for a General Accountant with the following: Bachelor Degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience Strong, hands-on accounting background with broad exposure to the full ...
Adzuna - 13 days ago
City of Edinburg - Edinburg , TX
ACCOUNTANT II City of Edinburg in Edinburg, TX is actively seeking a dedicated Accountant II to perform general accounting functions. Are you seeking engaging work ? Do you wish to advance your ...
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MMC Group LP - Las Vegas , NV
M-F 8AM-5PM Pay: $31-32/hr DOE The General Accountant analyzes financial processes, develops systems for financial performance tracking and monitoring, makes recommendations for improvements to ...
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Arcane Capital Partners - Little Rock , AR
Reporting to the Assistant Controller, you will be responsible for managing and implementing the general accounting and financial processes of the organization. Top of Form WHY JOIN ARCANE
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General Accountant Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for General Accountant between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of May 28, 2024. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for General Accountant in each city.
Click to see the salary for General Accountant in these major U.S. cities.
City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $78,799
Washington, DC $70,162
Miami, FL $60,832
Chicago, IL $66,128
Boston, MA $70,667
New York, NY $73,629
Dallas, TX $62,219
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Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
57505
69382
63039

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
58570
71836
64652
What is the average salary for General Accountant in 2024?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of General Accountant in the United States. The base salary for General Accountant ranges from $57,505 to $69,382 with the average base salary of $63,039. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $58,570 to $71,836 with the average total cash compensation of $64,652.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $63,039 $57,505 - $69,382
Bonus $1,613 $1,065 - $2,454
Total Pay $64,652 $58,570 - $71,836
* Base Salary represents gross income before taxes and deductions. It does not include additional pay such as benefits, bonuses, profit sharing or commissions.
* Total Pay combines base salary, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job.
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What's the difference between General Accountant II and General Accountant?
According to our latest salary estimation on May 28, 2024. The average salary of General Accountant is $63,039, and the average salary of General Accountant II is $72,970. The average salary of General Accountant II is higher than General Accountant. ( 2024-05-29 salary.com )
I am a General Accountant, which location’s salary is higher, Mcallen, TX or Jersey City, NJ?
Jersey City, NJ typically sees higher pay than Mcallen, TX for General Accountant. a General Accountant Salary in Jersey City, NJ is $73,629 as of May 28, 2024; a General Accountant Salary in Mcallen, TX is $54,213 as of May 28, 2024. ( 2024-05-29 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a General Accountant vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2024-05-29 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for General Accountant?
Salary ranges for a General Accountant can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2024-05-29 salary.com )
How the Pay Factors Influence Your Pay?
Salaries are ultimately dictated by the position being applied to, and hiring company, but there are several important pay factors that come into play based on your individual history that could impact your value to the company. Salary.com's Personal Salary Report will analyze these factors for you to help you maximize your earning potential. ( 2024-05-29 salary.com )

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Last Update: May 28, 2024