Bookkeeper Salary in the US

$44,300
per year
per month
$3,690
per month
per year
Bonus
$1,400/year
Bonus
$120/month

Bookkeeper - Average Salary

The average salary for a Bookkeeper is $44,300 per year ($3,690 per month), which is $9,190 (-17%) lower than the average salary in the US.
A Bookkeeper can expect an average starting salary of $31,250. The highest salaries can exceed $63,450.
$31,250
Low
$44,300
Average salary
$63,450
High
$2,600
Low
$3,690
Average salary
$5,290
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$0
$35,000
$69,950
Salary$31,250 - 63,450
Bonus$0 - 6,500
Total Pay$31,250 - 69,950
$0
$2,920
$5,830
Salary$2,600 - 5,290
Bonus$0 - 540
Total Pay$2,600 - 5,830

Bookkeeper Salary Range

Low
$31,250
Average salary
$44,300
Senior
$55,800
High
$63,450
Low
$2,600
Average salary
$3,690
Senior
$4,650
High
$5,290
Among Bookkeepers in the US, Part Time Bookkeepers and Assistant Bookkeepers tend to have the lowest salaries, while Certified Bookkeepers and Senior Bookkeepers enjoy the highest salaries.

Bookkeeper - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Bookkeeper$53K/year
+20% 
Certified Bookkeeper$50K/year
+13% 
Assistant Bookkeeper$36K/year
 -18%
Part Time Bookkeeper$33K/year
 -26%

Bookkeeper - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Bookkeeper with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $35,740 per year. A mid level Bookkeeper with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $42,890, while a Senior Bookkeeper with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $53,470. Bookkeepers with more than 20 years of experience earn $56,420 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Bookkeeper

Late Career▲ +27%
Senior▲ +21%
Average Salary$44,300/year
Mid Level▼ -3%
Entry Level▼ -19%

Gender Breakdown

Female
90%
Male
10%

Bookkeeper - Jobs by Location

Bookkeeper - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Bookkeeper jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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