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Bookkeeper salary in United States

How much does a Bookkeeper make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $20.40
Low $14.10
High $29.52
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a bookkeeper is $20.40 per hour in the United States. 13.5k salaries reported, updated at September 13, 2022

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Top companies for Bookkeepers in United States

  1. Hannaford
    2,647 reviews70 salaries reported
    $31.20per hour
  2. $25.27per hour
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Highest paying cities for Bookkeepers near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $27.80 per hour
    265 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $23.37 per hour
    145 salaries reported
  3. Brooklyn, NY
    $22.68 per hour
    71 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $22.47 per hour
    56 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $21.42 per hour
    65 salaries reported
  3. Bronx, NY
    $19.93 per hour
    12 salaries reported
  1. Las Vegas, NV
    $19.86 per hour
    77 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $19.61 per hour
    89 salaries reported
  3. Tucson, AZ
    $18.87 per hour
    24 salaries reported
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Where can a Bookkeeper earn more?

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Most common benefits for Bookkeepers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 765 ratings

51% of Bookkeepers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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