How much does a Bookkeeper make?

Updated Oct 25, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$40,361 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,398 salaries

$28K

Low

$40K

Average

$58K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Bookkeeper is $40,361 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Bookkeeper salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2398 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Bookkeeper employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Bookkeeper$40,361 /yr
L3
Senior Bookkeeper$51,246 /yr
L4
Lead Bookkeeper$37,421 /yr
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Accounts Payable

$42,187

per year

Full Charge Bookkeeper

$48,258

per year

Accountant

$60,057

per year

Accounting

$53,992

per year

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Robert Half
3.8

Robert Half

Bookkeeper

$44,327

 /yr
Range: $33K - $69K
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$33K

$69K

$32,986 - $69,165 Range

American Campus Communities
3.8

American Campus Communities

Bookkeeper - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $20

$14

$20

$14 - $20 Range

The Home Depot
3.8

The Home Depot

Bookkeeper - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $11 - $15

$11

$15

$11 - $15 Range

H E B
4.3

H E B

Bookkeeper - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $17

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

H&R Block
3.8

H&R Block

Bookkeeper

$31,908

 /yr
Range: $29K - $39K

$29K

$39K

$28,563 - $39,056 Range

Kroger
3.1

Kroger

Bookkeeper - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $9 - $17

$9

$17

$9 - $17 Range

Gelfand, Rennert & Feldman
3.5

Gelfand, Rennert & Feldman

Bookkeeper

$48,326

 /yr
Range: $39K - $57K

$39K

$57K

$39,432 - $56,960 Range

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Safeway
3.2

Safeway

Bookkeeper - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $9 - $23

$9

$23

$9 - $23 Range

Safeway
3.2

Safeway

Bookkeeper - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $21

$10

$21

$10 - $21 Range

BI-LO
3.8

BI-LO

Bookkeeper - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $9 - $11

$9

$11

$9 - $11 Range

H E B
4.3

H E B

Bookkeeper - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $21

$13

$21

$13 - $21 Range

Ingles Markets
3.2

Ingles Markets

Bookkeeper - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $9 - $12

$9

$12

$9 - $12 Range

Express Employment Professionals
3.9

Express Employment Professionals

Bookkeeper - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $11 - $24

$11

$24

$11 - $24 Range

Ingles Markets
3.2

Ingles Markets

Bookkeeper - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $10 - $12

$10

$12

$10 - $12 Range

The Home Depot
3.8

The Home Depot

Bookkeeper - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $26

$10

$26

$10 - $26 Range

Earth Fare
2.9

Earth Fare

Bookkeeper - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $17

$10

$17

$10 - $17 Range

Shoprite Supermarkets
3.3

Shoprite Supermarkets

Bookkeeper - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $13

$10

$13

$10 - $13 Range

CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen)
3.8

CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen)

Bookkeeper

$42,695

 /yr
Range: $41K - $48K

$41K

$48K

$40,783 - $48,059 Range

Main Event
3.5

Main Event

Bookkeeper

$35,317

 /yr
Range: $32K - $40K

$32K

$40K

$32,212 - $39,830 Range

Ralphs
3.1

Ralphs

Bookkeeper - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $21

$10

$21

$10 - $21 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Bookkeeper salaries

The national average salary for a Bookkeeper is $40,361 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Bookkeeper salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2398 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Bookkeeper employees.

The highest salary for a Bookkeeper in United States is $58,374 per year.

The lowest salary for a Bookkeeper in United States is $27,906 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Bookkeeper or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Bookkeeper.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent bookkeeper salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$19
hourly
A Bookkeeper in the Napa, CA Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Napa, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A Bookkeeper in the Bellingham, WA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bellingham, WA Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$50,000
per year
A Full Charge Bookkeeper in the Klamath Falls, OR Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Klamath Falls, OR Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public