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How much does a Bookkeeper make in the United States?

Average base salary
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8.4k salaries reported, updated at May 28, 2020
$18.01
per hour
The average salary for a bookkeeper is $18.01 per hour in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Work from home

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Most common benefits for Bookkeepers

  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Work from home
  • Paid sick time
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Referral program
  • 401(k) matching
  • Professional development assistance

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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