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Bookkeeper salary in the United States

Average total salary*
$36,500/yr
Average per year
$36,500
Average per year
$36,500
$18,000
Total salary range**
$72,500
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Based on 12,844 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do Bookkeepers make in the United States?
The average total salary for a Bookkeeper in the United States is $36,500 per year. This is based on data from 12,844 Intuit users who reported their occupation as Bookkeeper in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$36,500
Average per year
$36,500
$18,000
Total salary range**
$72,500
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Based on 12,844 income tax records from TurboTax
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Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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H‑E‑B, Bexar County, TX
13 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$27K – $34K

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Bridgeport Metro Area, CT
42 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$33K – $55K
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Santa Rosa Metro Area, CA
48 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$41K – $58K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
127 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$33K – $56K
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New Haven Metro Area, CT
48 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$34K – $54K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
289 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$36K – $57K
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New York Metro Area, NY
805 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$34K – $58K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
155 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$35K – $56K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
151 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$33K – $55K
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Providence Metro Area, RI
73 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$31K – $50K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
200 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$32K – $50K

Bookkeeper demographics

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54% are single
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46% are married
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40% have kids
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36% own a home

Bookkeeper salaries by age

$0
$9,750
$19,500
$29,250
$39,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Bookkeepers

12,844 full-time salaries from 2019

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Bakery Clerk
757 income tax records
$23,000/yr
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Mailroom Clerk
320 income tax records
$27,500/yr
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Typist Clerk
473 income tax records
$29,500/yr
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Cashier
62,275 income tax records
$20,500/yr
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.