Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Accountant make in Houston, TX Area?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$67,961 / yrTotal Pay
$63,451 / yrBase Pay
$4,510 / yrAdditional Pay

$67,961

 / yr
$50K$93K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Accountant is $67,961 per year in the Houston, TX Area area, with an average salary of $63,451 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 $4,510 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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Some related job titles are Accounting Clerk Salaries with median pay of $43,460, Accountant-entry Level Salaries with median pay of $57,678, Junior Accountant Salaries with median pay of $58,301, Staff Accountant Salaries with median pay of $68,034.

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$90,478

 / yr

$143,485

 / yr

$87,385

 / yr

$103,475

 / yr

$161,675

 / yr

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 / yr

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$155,072

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Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Finance & Accounting?

Jobs in finance and accounting are expected to see continued demand, with employment growth linked to the health of the broader economy. These jobs will continue to offer above average pay but usually require higher education or certification to enter the field. While automation will replace many common tasks, it is not expected to reduce the need for these employees; it will instead allow them to focus on core soft skills like advising clients and analyzing trends.

How does the Accountant salary in Houston, TX compare to the national average salary in US for the same job?

The average salary for a Accountant in US is $60,057 per year based on 26,210 salary contributions, which is 0.67% less than the salary for a Accountant in Houston, TX. The cost of living and the local demand for the work are among the factors affecting wages. The top 3 companies in US where a Accountant gets the highest compensation are Clean Harbors, Inc., Simply Hired Inc. and Amazon.com, Inc.. Bigger companies typically pay 6.48% more than smaller companies for a Accountant.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Accountant

Houston, TX

 | 10-14 years

$50,880

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Accounting

Houston, TX

 | 4-6 years

$36,020

/hr

$20 | $36K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Accountant

Houston, TX

 | 10-14 years

$80,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Accounting Clerk

Houston, TX

 | 1-3 years

$55,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Company Accountant

Houston, TX

 | 4-6 years

$113,000

/yr

$100K | $13K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Accountant

Houston, TX

 | 10-14 years

$85,500

/yr

$85K | $500

Submitted2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago
Accountant

Houston, TX

 | 1-3 years

$84,000

/yr

$73K | $11K

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago

Accountant pay FAQ in Houston, TX Area

The average salary for an Accountant is $63,451 per year in Houston, TX Area. Salaries estimates are based on 42517 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Accountant employees in Houston, TX Area.

The highest salary for an Accountant in Houston, TX Area is $84,805 per year.

The lowest salary for an Accountant in Houston, TX Area is $47,474 per year.

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