Accountant Salary in the UK

£30,200
per year
per month
£2,010
per month
per year
Bonus
£1,750/year
Commission
£870/year
Profit Sharing
£1,280/year
Bonus
£120/month
Commission
£60/month
Profit Sharing
£90/month

Accountant - Average Salary

The average salary for an Accountant is £30,200 gross per year (£2,010 net per month), which is £600 (+2%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
An Accountant can expect an average starting salary of £17,900. The highest salaries can exceed £55,000.
£17,900
Low
£30,200
Average
£55,000
High
£1,310
Low
£2,010
Average
£3,370
High
Total compensation includes salary, bonus, commission and profit sharing.
£0
£37,200
£74,400
Base Salary£17,900 - 55,000
Bonus£0 - 9,200
Commission£200 - 3,480
Profit Sharing£0 - 6,720
Total Compensation£18,100 - 74,400
£0
£2,330
£4,660
Base Salary£1,310 - 3,370
Bonus£0 - 610
Commission£10 - 230
Profit Sharing£0 - 450
Total Compensation£1,320 - 4,660

Accountant Salary - Distribution

Low
£17,900
Average
£30,200
Senior
£38,400
High
£55,000
Low
£1,310
Average
£2,010
Senior
£2,470
High
£3,370
Among Accountants, Trainee Accountants or Junior Accountants tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Accountant enjoy the highest salaries.

Accountant - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Freelance Accountant£43K/year
+43% 
Senior Accountant£38K/year
+27% 
Semi Senior Accountant£32K/year
+6% 
Junior Accountant£26K/year
 -15%
Graduate Accountant£24K/year
 -20%
Trainee Accountant£21K/year
 -31%
AAT Level 4£20K/year
 -35%
AAT Level 3£19K/year
 -38%
AAT Level 2£18K/year
 -40%

Accountant - Pay by Experience Level

An Entry Level Accountant with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £18,100 gross per year. A mid career Accountant with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £29,400, while a Senior Accountant with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £38,400. Accountants with more than 20 years of experience earn £42,600 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of an Accountant

Late Career▲ +41%
Senior▲ +27%
Average Salary£30,200/year
Mid Career▼ -3%
Entry Level▼ -40%

Gender Breakdown

Female
48%
Male
52%

Accountant - Jobs by Location

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The salary information presented on this page is based on all Accountant jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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