Bookkeeper salary in the United States

Average salary
$37,500/yr
Based on 19,621 income tax records
$18,000
$76,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$30K
 
$35K
 
$37K
 
$39K
 
$40K
$18,000
$76,500
How much do Bookkeepers make?
The average total salary for a Bookkeeper is $37,500 per year. This is based on data from 19,621 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Bookkeeper and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Bookkeeper salary can vary between $18,000 to $76,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

Bookkeeper salary by location

Bookkeeper salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Gwinnett County Public Schools, Gwinnett County, GA
13 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$27K – $39K
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Frys Food Drug Stores 660, Maricopa County, AZ
11 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$18K – $46K
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Seminole County Public Schools, Seminole County, FL
10 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$21K – $39K
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Lake County Schools, Lake County, FL
12 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$26K – $40K
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H‑E‑B, Travis County, TX
13 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$28K – $44K
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Sarasota County School Board, Sarasota County, FL
15 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$28K – $42K
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Ralphs Grocery Company 703, Los Angeles County, CA
20 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$25K – $45K
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Duval County Public Schools, Duval County, FL
18 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$23K – $37K
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Orange County Public Schools, Orange County, FL
12 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$29K – $41K
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Cobb County School District, Cobb County, GA
19 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$17K – $39K
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The School District Of Lee County, Lee County, FL
20 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$25K – $36K
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Brevard Public Schools, Brevard County, FL
14 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$25K – $36K
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Pasco County Schools, Pasco County, FL
19 income tax records
$28,000/yr
$24K – $37K
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Northside Isd, Bexar County, TX
11 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$23K – $32K
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The School District Of Palm Beach County, Palm Beach County, FL
10 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$18K – $34K
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Jefferson County Schools, Jefferson County, KY
10 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$22K – $34K
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Pinellas County School, Pinellas County, FL
12 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$18K – $32K
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Hillsborough County Public Schools, Hillsborough County, FL
11 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$22K – $30K

Bookkeeper demographics in United States

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53% are single
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47% are married
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39% have kids
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51% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Bookkeepers in United States

19,621 full-time salaries from 2019
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FAQS
The average salary for a bookkeeper in the United States is $37,500 per year. Bookkeeper salaries in the United States can vary between $18,000 to $76,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 19,621 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as bookkeeper.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for bookkeepers in the United States: Gwinnett County Public Schools ($35,000 a year), Frys Food Drug Stores 660 ($34,500 a year), and Seminole County Public Schools ($34,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for bookkeepers in the United States: Bridgeport Metro Area, CT ($54,000 a year), San Jose Metro Area, CA ($50,500 a year), and New York Metro Area, NY ($49,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.