How much should an accountant get paid?
I have worked as an accountant for 10 years doing accounts receivable and accounts payable but I want to make sure Im getting paid the right amount. I might be getting another job and I don't want to get cut short of what I should be making. Thanks
Asked By: staci g - 1/26/2010
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There is no set amount you "should" be making. As long as you are paid at least minimum wage, they are in the clear. What's competitive? Do you have at least a bachelor's in accounting? If not, and if you are only doing AP & AR, you aren't even an accountant, only a bookkeeper or assistant or AP-AR clerk. At the... More
Answered By: ibu guru - 1/26/2010
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a junior level accountant should be paid $2000. a senior level accountant should be paid $4000. and it also depends upon the organization and you'r working experience.
Answered By: a.....d.....i....... - 1/26/2010
It should be based on experience instead of starting salary.
Answered By: terry - 1/26/2010
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