Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Accountant I make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$88,901 / yrTotal Pay
$51,856 / yrBase Pay
$37,045 / yrAdditional Pay

$88,901

 / yr
$44K$493K
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The estimated total pay for a Accountant I is $88,901 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $51,856 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $37,045 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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WM
3.6

WM

Accountant I

$61,095

 /yr
Range: $48K - $71K

$48K

$71K

$48,290 - $70,759 Range

Florida Department of Health
3.4

$40,504

 /yr
Range: $33K - $42K

$33K

$42K

$32,659 - $42,028 Range

Centene
3.5

Centene

Accountant I

$55,268

 /yr
Range: $50K - $67K

$50K

$67K

$49,779 - $67,018 Range

AIG
3.7

AIG

Accountant I

$57,201

 /yr
Range: $43K - $62K

$43K

$62K

$42,687 - $61,664 Range

FIS
3.8

FIS

Accountant I

$53,331

 /yr
Range: $44K - $59K

$44K

$59K

$44,325 - $58,720 Range

Infosync Services
3.2

Infosync Services

Accountant I

$55,030

 /yr
Range: $48K - $57K

$48K

$57K

$47,921 - $56,622 Range

American Express
4.3

American Express

Accountant I

$77,714

 /yr
Range: $53K - $86K

$53K

$86K

$53,068 - $85,577 Range

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United Natural Foods
3.2

$56,871

 /yr
Range: $43K - $68K

$43K

$68K

$43,020 - $67,663 Range

Apache
3.4

Apache

Accountant I

$75,733

 /yr
Range: $66K - $84K

$66K

$84K

$65,888 - $84,060 Range

Palmetto GBA
3.6

Palmetto GBA

Accountant I

$48,000

 /yr
Range: $40K - $50K

$40K

$50K

$39,574 - $49,940 Range

Windstream
3.4

Windstream

Accountant I

$57,816

 /yr
Range: $57K - $61K

$57K

$61K

$57,472 - $60,865 Range

CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen)
3.8

$65,700

 /yr
Range: $46K - $71K

$46K

$71K

$46,050 - $70,938 Range

Sysco
3.3

Sysco

Accountant I

$61,518

 /yr
Range: $56K - $63K

$56K

$63K

$55,944 - $63,341 Range

University of Minnesota
4.2

$55,138

 /yr
Range: $53K - $61K

$53K

$61K

$52,674 - $60,602 Range

IGT
3.7

IGT

Accountant I

$53,396

 /yr
Range: $49K - $57K

$49K

$57K

$48,891 - $56,750 Range

UT Southwestern Medical Center
3.9

$44K

$56K

$43,929 - $56,419 Range

Fifth Third
3.7

Fifth Third

Accountant I

$56,974

 /yr
Range: $55K - $60K

$55K

$60K

$54,807 - $59,710 Range

Tech Data
3.7

Tech Data

Accountant I

$47,474

 /yr
Range: $43K - $49K

$43K

$49K

$42,618 - $49,394 Range

Freeport-McMoRan
4.1

Freeport-McMoRan

Accountant I

$60,146

 /yr
Range: $58K - $63K

$58K

$63K

$57,997 - $63,337 Range

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$37,600

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Accounting Specialist 1 with 1 to 3 years of experience

$48,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Accountant 1 with 1 to 3 years of experience

$23

/hrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$1,000/hr

13 days ago by a Accounting Specialist I with 1 to 3 years of experience

$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a Accountant 1 with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$52,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

14 days ago by a Accountant I with less than one year of experience

$22

/hrAvg Base Salary

17 days ago by a Accountant I with less than one year of experience

$51,500

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$1,000/yr

20 days ago by a Accountant 1 with 1 to 3 years of experience

$87,743

/yrAvg Base Salary

25 days ago by a Accountant I with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about an Accountant I salaries

The national average salary for an Accountant I is $51,638 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Accountant I salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 564 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Accountant I employees.

The highest salary for an Accountant I in United States is $66,501 per year.

The lowest salary for an Accountant I in United States is $40,097 per year.

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