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Accounting Bookkeeper Salary

$42,241 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$718

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for an Accounting Bookkeeper is $42,241 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Accounting Bookkeeper is between $31,628 and $51,095. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Accounting Bookkeeper. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Keeps books and accounting records of financial transactions for establishment.
  • Reconciles and balances accounts.
  • Verifies, allocates, and posts details of business transactions to subsidiary accounts in journals or computer files.
  • Summarizes details in separate ledgers or computer files and transfers data to general ledger.
Accounting Bookkeeper Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

Job family population: 1,530,430

Estimated population of Accounting Bookkeeper jobs: 37,572

Rate of error: 0.4%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$48,969
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Accounting Bookkeeper Job Listings for United States

Accounting/Bookkeeping Assistant
Dec 10
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Pancoast Staffing Services, Inc.
Pittsburgh (Dormont area) company in need of experienced Accounting/Bookkeeper. Selected candidate will assist the accounting department with accounts payable and receivable, billing, reconciliations ...
Part Time Bookkeeper
Dec 11
Chesapeake, VA, USA
Bottom Line Accounting & Tax, LLC
Job responsibilities include ALL aspects of accounting, bookkeeping and payroll for various businesses. This is not just a data entry position. We need someone to join our team that can think outside ...
Accounting Bookkeeping
Nov 25
Livonia, MI, USA
Jaimes Industries
Our company is currently seeking ​an Accounting Bookkeeping to join our team! You will be responsible for preparing and examining financial records for our company. Responsibilities: * Obtain ...
Accounting + Bookkeeping
Dec 3
Jacksonville, FL, USA
Tom Bush Family of Dealerships
... Bookkeeper to join our fun team. See why you should join our family, which was recently voted by ... Perform basic and routine accounting functions * Handle miscellaneous clerical tasks * Proactively ...
Bookkeeper
Dec 13
Tampa, FL, USA
Taylor White Accounting and Finance
Are you an experienced bookkeeper looking for a new opportunity that includes client interface? If ... Associate's degree in Accounting preferred * 5+ years of professional accounting experience ...

The average pay for an Accounting Bookkeeper is $42,241 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Accounting Bookkeeper is between $31,628 and $51,095. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Accounting Bookkeeper. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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