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Bookkeeper salary in the United States

Average salary
$36,500/yr
Based on 16,493 income tax records
$18,000
$72,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$18,000
$72,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Bookkeeper in the United States is $36,500 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 16,493 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Bookkeeper salaries in the United States can vary between $18,000 to $72,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Bookkeeper salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
51 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$34K – $60K
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Santa Rosa Metro Area, CA
56 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$40K – $58K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
161 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$34K – $59K
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New York Metro Area, NY
972 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$34K – $58K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
368 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$34K – $56K
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Bridgeport Metro Area, CT
51 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$32K – $55K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
199 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$33K – $56K
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New Haven Metro Area, CT
58 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$31K – $50K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
306 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$34K – $51K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
397 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$32K – $54K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
111 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$31K – $54K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
193 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$33K – $53K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
122 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$30K – $52K
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Providence Metro Area, RI
99 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$29K – $49K
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Hartford Metro Area, CT
77 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$35K – $47K
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Port St. Lucie Metro Area, FL
52 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$34K – $50K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
144 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$31K – $51K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
258 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$31K – $50K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
249 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$30K – $50K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
115 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$32K – $48K
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Oxnard Metro Area, CA
52 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$28K – $47K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
328 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$31K – $51K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
164 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$30K – $49K
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Richmond Metro Area, VA
65 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$29K – $48K
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Kansas City Metro Area, MO
74 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$32K – $45K
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Baton Rouge Metro Area, LA
55 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$32K – $48K
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Worcester Metro Area, MA
52 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$31K – $48K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
191 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$28K – $48K
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Birmingham Metro Area, AL
67 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$29K – $47K
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Virginia Beach Metro Area, VA
109 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$31K – $44K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
197 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$28K – $49K
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Reno Metro Area, NV
51 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$29K – $43K
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Tampa Metro Area, FL
191 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$28K – $47K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
204 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$28K – $46K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
133 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$31K – $47K
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Albany Metro Area, NY
65 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$32K – $48K
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Tucson Metro Area, AZ
54 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$28K – $45K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
340 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$27K – $46K
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Oklahoma City Metro Area, OK
54 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$29K – $43K
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Pittsburgh Metro Area, PA
56 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$28K – $43K
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Las Vegas Metro Area, NV
102 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$28K – $49K
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Albuquerque Metro Area, NM
58 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$28K – $46K
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Spokane Metro Area, WA
75 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$27K – $40K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
144 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$27K – $47K
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Nashville Metro Area, TN
143 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$30K – $45K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
109 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$26K – $47K
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Jacksonville Metro Area, FL
113 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$27K – $43K
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Orlando Metro Area, FL
161 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$28K – $41K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
213 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$27K – $44K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
254 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$26K – $43K

Bookkeeper salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Gelfand Rennert, Los Angeles County, CA
10 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$39K – $44K
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Lake County Schools, Lake County, FL
10 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$31K – $34K
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H‑E‑B, Bexar County, TX
15 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$27K – $34K
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Duval County Public Schools, Duval County, FL
15 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$23K – $34K

Bookkeeper demographics in the United States

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54% are single
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46% are married
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42% have kids
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46% own a home

Bookkeeper salaries by age

$0
$9,625
$19,250
$28,875
$38,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Bookkeepers in the United States

16,493 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a bookkeeper in the United States is $36,500 per year. Bookkeeper salaries in the United States can vary between $18,000 to $72,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 16,493 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as bookkeeper.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for bookkeepers in the United States: Gelfand Rennert ($43,500 a year), Lake County Schools ($32,500 a year), and H‑E‑B ($31,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for bookkeepers in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($48,500 a year), Santa Rosa Metro Area, CA ($47,000 a year), and San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($45,000 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.