Bookkeeper earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Bookkeeper salary by state

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

How do bookkeeper salaries compare to similar careers?

Bookkeepers earn 13% 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
Tax preparer salary $46K
Credit counselor salary $46K
Financial clerk salary $39K
Bill and account collector salary $38K
Bookkeeper salary $37K
Teller salary $29K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)