Average Accountant with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary in Kenya

Annual Base Salary - Ksh 543,225.00/year

The average annual salary of Accountant is Ksh 543,225.00

Ksh 58,860.00
Ksh 543,225.00
Ksh 1,070,000.00

The starting salary of Accountant is between Ksh 50,031.00 and Ksh 58,860.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between Ksh 1,070,000.00 and Ksh 1,230,500.00.

Minimum Annual PayMaximum Annual Pay
Ksh 50,031.00Ksh 1,230,500.00
Average Hourly Pay - Ksh 790.92/hour

The average hourly pay of Accountant is Ksh 790.92.

Ksh 10.80
Ksh 790.92
Ksh 2,160.00

The starting hourly rate is between Ksh 9.00 and Ksh 10.80 for Accountant whereas the maximum hourly wage is between Ksh 2,160.00 and Ksh 2,484.00.

Minimum Hourly PayMaximum Hourly Pay
Ksh 9.00Ksh 2,484.00
Bonus Range: Tooltip
Ksh 1,055.00 - Ksh 464,280.00
Ksh 1,055.00
Ksh 1,230,500.00
Profit Sharing: Tooltip
Ksh 0.00 - Ksh 21,200.00
Ksh 0.00
Ksh 1,230,500.00
  • Currency : KES
  • Annual Salary : Ksh 543,225.00
  • Hourly Pay : Ksh 790.92
  • Weekly Pay : Ksh 9,949.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : Ksh 19,898.00
  • Monthly Salary : Ksh 43,113.00

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 in the chart, male employees are involved significantly more as Accountant compared to female. Their involvement is 69% while of female is only 31%.

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 317,417.36.

As the years of experience reaches 1 to 4, there is a significant increase of Ksh 199,991.13 which would give a total wage of KES5,17,408.49.

Once the experience reaches 5-9 years Accountant salary would increase again to a total of Ksh 652,213.39, adding Ksh 134,804.90 from the last salary increase.

After reaching the 10-19 year experience in their career, decrease in salary is noted to a total of Ksh 643,794.64.

And finally, once the Accountant gains 20 years of experience or more, their salary would reach Ksh 1,464,960.00.

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 42% 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 Accounts Payable with 4%. It can be said that Accounts Payable 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 315,071.00 whereas the highest earning is Ksh 1,466,708.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Experienced person will earn the maximum salary of Ksh 1,466,708.00 at 170%. So to summerize, Entry Level earns 42% less than the average salary, Early Career earns 4% less than the average salary, Mid Carrer earns 20% more than the average salary, Late Career earns 17% more than the average salary, Experienced earns 170% more than the average salary.

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