Average Accountant with Accounts Payable Skills Salary in Kenya

Annual Base Salary - Ksh 585,220.00/year

The average annual salary of Accountant is Ksh 585,220.00

Ksh 55,590.00
Ksh 585,220.00
Ksh 1,080,000.00

The starting salary of Accountant is between Ksh 47,252.00 and Ksh 55,590.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between Ksh 1,080,000.00 and Ksh 1,242,000.00.

Minimum Annual PayMaximum Annual Pay
Ksh 47,252.00Ksh 1,242,000.00
Average Hourly Pay - Ksh 221.70/hour

The average hourly pay of Accountant is Ksh 221.70.

Ksh 8.48
Ksh 221.70
Ksh 3,240.00

The starting hourly rate is between Ksh 7.00 and Ksh 8.48 for Accountant whereas the maximum hourly wage is between Ksh 3,240.00 and Ksh 3,726.00.

Minimum Hourly PayMaximum Hourly Pay
Ksh 7.00Ksh 3,726.00
Bonus Range: Tooltip
Ksh 1,080.00 - Ksh 211,680.00
Ksh 1,080.00
Ksh 1,242,000.00
Profit Sharing: Tooltip
Ksh 10.00 - Ksh 159,430.00
Ksh 10.00
Ksh 1,242,000.00
  • Currency : KES
  • Annual Salary : Ksh 585,220.00
  • Hourly Pay : Ksh 221.70
  • Weekly Pay : Ksh 10,325.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : Ksh 20,650.00
  • Monthly Salary : Ksh 44,742.00

Accountant Salary Comparison by Gender


This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Accountant. As indicated, the golden colour represents the percentage share for women and the green represents the percentage share for men.

As shown on the graph, female and male are involved exactly in the same percentage which means the occupation of Accountant is popular among both the gender.

Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience

The line graph shows Accountant salary in Kenya on an annual basis. In this graph specifically, it is indicated that as the years of experience increases, so does their wages.

For Accountant working less than a year in a company, you notice that their annual salary starts around Ksh 632,200.00.

As the years of experience reaches 1 to 4, there is a decrease of Ksh 121,028.83 which would decline total wage to Ksh 511,171.17.

Once the experience reaches 5-9 years Accountant salary would increase again to a total of Ksh 600,951.84, adding Ksh 89,780.67 from the last salary increase.

After reaching the 10-19 year experience in their career, another increase in salary will be added to a total of Ksh 769,680.00.

Prominent Skills Affecting Accountant Salary

The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Accountant's salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Accountant when hired by an employer.

The most vital skill expected of Accountant is Tax Compliance which impacts the most than the rest of the skills indicated with a staggering 36% comparatively. Therefore, one’s salary would greatly depend on their skills in Tax Compliance.

The skill least likely to affect one’s pay would be Reconciliation with 17%. It can be said that Reconciliation skill will unlikely impact the salary.

Compensation Statistics Based on Experience Levels

This combination of a line and the bar graph shows how the experience affects the salary of Accountant. Companies are considering factors like training and education directly affecting the salary offered to you as an employee. The line graph shows the salary increment with the increase in experience whereas the bar graph shows the comparision of how the salary is getting affected based on experience level.

As shown in the trends, lowest earning is Ksh 532,550.00 whereas the highest earning is Ksh 801,751.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Late Career person will earn the maximum salary of Ksh 801,751.00 at 37%. So to summerize, Entry Level earns 8% more than the average salary, Early Career earns 9% less than the average salary, Mid Carrer earns 6% more than the average salary, Late Career earns 37% more than the average salary.

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