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How much does a Bookkeeper make in the United States?

Average base salary
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8.7k salaries reported, updated at Sep 21, 2020
$18.20
per hour

The average salary for a bookkeeper is $18.20 per hour in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Flexible schedule
  • Work from home
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
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Most common benefits for Bookkeepers

  • Flexible schedule
  • Work from home
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible spending account
  • Employee discount
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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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