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General Ledger Accountant Salary

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Salary Data for General Ledger Accountant

$71,541 (USD)/yr

$34 (USD)/hr

$2,325 (USD)/yr

$70,669 (USD)/yr

$34 (USD)/hr

$2,325 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Ensures that all business transactions have been properly recorded and are accurately and completely reflected in company's general ledger. Performs monthly and annual account reconciliations. Prepares balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other statements or reports to summarize the company's current and projected financial position.
The average general ledger accountant salary in United States is $71,541 or an equivalent hourly rate of $34. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,325. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$51,820 (USD)

$87,919 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$82,936 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for General Ledger Accountant will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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