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Accountant salary in Lincoln, NE

How much does an Accountant make in Lincoln, NE?

Average base salary

below national average
Average $41,268
Low $30,157
High $56,471
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a accountant is $41,268 per year in Lincoln, NE. 45 salaries reported, updated at March 30, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Lincoln, NE

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Top companies for Accountants in Lincoln, NE

  1. County of Santa Cruz
    32 reviews6 salaries reported
    $96,333per year
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Highest paying cities for Accountants near Lincoln, NE

  1. La Vista, NE
    $63,276 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Omaha, NE
    $61,440 per year
    153 salaries reported
  3. Norfolk, NE
    $56,728 per year
    20 salaries reported
  1. Grand Island, NE
    $56,430 per year
    11 salaries reported
  2. Columbus, NE
    $55,978 per year
    12 salaries reported
  3. Wayne, NE
    $53,830 per year
    11 salaries reported
  1. Schuyler, NE
    $49,214 per year
    22 salaries reported
  2. Valentine, NE
    $49,029 per year
    17 salaries reported
  3. Lincoln, NE
    $41,268 per year
    45 salaries reported
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Where can an Accountant earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Accountants

Top certifications
Certified Internal Auditor
Top skills
Regulatory Reporting
Top licenses

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33 jobs56
5 jobs6
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3 jobs3
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Most common benefits for Accountants

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 2,144 ratings

55% of Accountants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Lincoln, NE?

Financial Accountant

60 job openings

Average $72,723 per year

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Common questions about salaries for an Accountant

How can I know if I am being paid fairly as an accountant?

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What kind of accountants get paid the most?

Accountants that are paid most are:

  • Chief financial officer
  • Controller
  • Accounting director
  • Finance manager
  • Senior accountant
  • Tax accountant
  • Accounts payable specialist
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Do accountants make good income?

Yes, accountants can earn a good income due to the high demand. They can earn more money by taking a master’s degree.

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