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What is the average salary for Bookkeepers in the United States?

Bookkeepers earn an average hourly wage of $18.30. Hourly wages typically start from $10.81 and go up to $27.15. Bookkeepers earn an average salary of $38,070 per year. Salaries typically start from $22,480 and go up to $56,470.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Bookkeepers in the United States earn:

$27.15 an hour $56,470 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Bookkeepers in the United States earn:

$21.98 an hour $45,730 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Bookkeepers in the United States earn:

$17.51 an hour $36,430 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Bookkeepers in the United States earn:

$13.88 an hour $28,860 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Bookkeepers in the United States earn:

$10.81 an hour $22,480 per year

Historical salary for Bookkeepers in the United States

Bookkeeper salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Bookkeeper Salary in District of Columbia $26.32 $54,750 # 1
Bookkeeper Salary in Alaska $21.19 $44,080 # 2
Bookkeeper Salary in Maryland $20.96 $43,600 # 3
Bookkeeper Salary in Massachusetts $20.89 $43,460 # 4
Bookkeeper Salary in New Jersey $20.85 $43,370 # 5
Bookkeeper Salary in Connecticut $20.82 $43,300 # 6
Bookkeeper Salary in California $20.55 $42,750 # 7
Bookkeeper Salary in New York $19.91 $41,410 # 8
Bookkeeper Salary in Delaware $19.79 $41,170 # 9
Bookkeeper Salary in Washington $19.68 $40,940 # 10
Bookkeeper Salary in Rhode Island $18.86 $39,220 # 11
Bookkeeper Salary in Illinois $18.62 $38,740 # 12
Bookkeeper Salary in Virginia $18.58 $38,640 # 13
Bookkeeper Salary in New Hampshire $18.51 $38,510 # 14
Bookkeeper Salary in Minnesota $18.37 $38,220 # 15
Bookkeeper Salary in Colorado $18.30 $38,060 # 16
Bookkeeper Salary in Oregon $18.23 $37,910 # 17
Bookkeeper Salary in Vermont $18.20 $37,860 # 18
Bookkeeper Salary in Nevada $18.11 $37,680 # 19
Bookkeeper Salary in Hawaii $18.02 $37,470 # 20
Bookkeeper Salary in Ohio $17.91 $37,250 # 21
Bookkeeper Salary in Texas $17.90 $37,240 # 22
Bookkeeper Salary in Michigan $17.81 $37,050 # 23
Bookkeeper Salary in Wyoming $17.70 $36,820 # 24
Bookkeeper Salary in Georgia $17.66 $36,730 # 25
Bookkeeper Salary in Arizona $17.64 $36,690 # 26
Bookkeeper Salary in Pennsylvania $17.61 $36,640 # 27
Bookkeeper Salary in North Dakota $17.59 $36,580 # 28
Bookkeeper Salary in Missouri $17.35 $36,090 # 29
Bookkeeper Salary in Wisconsin $17.31 $36,010 # 30
Bookkeeper Salary in North Carolina $17.21 $35,790 # 31
Bookkeeper Salary in Maine $17.09 $35,550 # 32
Bookkeeper Salary in Tennessee $17.03 $35,430 # 33
Bookkeeper Salary in Utah $16.92 $35,200 # 34
Bookkeeper Salary in Alabama $16.92 $35,180 # 35
Bookkeeper Salary in Indiana $16.88 $35,120 # 36
Bookkeeper Salary in New Mexico $16.72 $34,790 # 37
Bookkeeper Salary in Florida $16.70 $34,730 # 38
Bookkeeper Salary in Louisiana $16.68 $34,690 # 39
Bookkeeper Salary in Kentucky $16.67 $34,670 # 40
Bookkeeper Salary in Kansas $16.54 $34,400 # 41
Bookkeeper Salary in Mississippi $16.36 $34,030 # 42
Bookkeeper Salary in Idaho $16.25 $33,800 # 43
Bookkeeper Salary in South Carolina $16.12 $33,540 # 44
Bookkeeper Salary in Oklahoma $16.09 $33,460 # 45
Bookkeeper Salary in Arkansas $16.04 $33,360 # 46
Bookkeeper Salary in Montana $15.89 $33,040 # 47
Bookkeeper Salary in Nebraska $15.86 $32,990 # 48
Bookkeeper Salary in Iowa $15.76 $32,790 # 49
Bookkeeper Salary in West Virginia $15.52 $32,280 # 50
Bookkeeper Salary in South Dakota $14.57 $30,310 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics