Bookkeeper earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Bookkeeper salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $54,040
Connecticut $46,860
California $46,340
Massachusetts $46,180
New Jersey $46,440
Alaska $43,459
Washington $44,450
New York $44,150
Maryland $44,420
Colorado $41,820
Delaware $44,410
Minnesota $43,510
Rhode Island $43,690
Florida $40,220
Georgia $40,330
Oklahoma $39,010
Virginia $41,270
Vermont $41,220
New Hampshire $41,480
Texas $38,178
Oregon $40,590
Iowa $37,009
Illinois $36,677
Tennessee $38,330
Nevada $38,760
Ohio $38,470
North Carolina $38,550
Kansas $34,903
Hawaii $36,900
Pennsylvania $36,273
Maine $37,790
Utah $37,420
Michigan $37,810
Idaho $35,847
Wyoming $37,260
Missouri $36,780
North Dakota $37,650
Mississippi $35,780
Wisconsin $37,180
Nebraska $36,460
New Mexico $36,840
Arizona $35,475
Louisiana $36,100
South Carolina $35,630
Virgin Islands $32,450
Montana $35,540
Indiana $32,801
Kentucky $32,172
Alabama $32,661
Arkansas $32,546
West Virginia $32,550
South Dakota $33,400
Guam $27,610
Puerto Rico $20,170

How do bookkeeper salaries compare to similar careers?

Bookkeepers earn 16% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than revenue agents but more than tellers.

Career Median Salary
Revenue agent salary $54K
Credit counselor salary $45K
Tax preparer salary $41K
Financial clerk salary $40K
Bill and account collector salary $38K
Bookkeeper salary $34K
Teller salary $29K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)