ACCOUNTANT SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Accountant GROSS SALARY
US$ 59,251
Average net salary for Accountant NET SALARY
US$ 45,776
The most typical salary for Accountant MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 43,832
  Updated: 16 Aug 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 22%
  Salary entries: 170

Accountant Earnings in United States

Average salary for Accountant in United States is US$ 59,251.

Average take home earning is US$ 45,776 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 43,832 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
8 % US$ 101,500
11 % US$ 93,800
29 % US$ 73,018
63 % US$ 52,666
85 % US$ 43,832
97 % US$ 35,734
100 % US$ 26,109
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Dallas US$ 53,830 10
Washington DC US$ 78,333 09
Los Angeles US$ 66,712 08
Salt Lake City US$ 65,473 07
Atlanta US$ 57,857 07
Houston US$ 83,166 06
New York City US$ 68,333 06
Chicago US$ 51,365 06
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   ACCOUNTANT   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
155K US$ 155,000
01
125K US$ 120,000
04
115K US$ 112,000
01
105K US$ 101,500
08
95K US$ 93,800
05
85K US$ 81,227
10
75K US$ 73,018
20
65K US$ 62,891
21
55K US$ 52,666
37
45K US$ 43,832
37
35K US$ 35,734
21
25K US$ 26,109
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  SALARY BY GENDER   ACCOUNTANT   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 63,570 63
Women US$ 57,290 73
N/A US$ 55,460 34

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   ACCOUNTANT   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 120,000 01
Masters Degree US$ 67,197 30
Bachelors Degree US$ 58,116 111
Some College US$ 53,466 23
High School US$ 55,500 04
Bellow H. School US$ 34,194 01

Accountant workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses US$ 120,000. While Accountant workers with Bellow H. School education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 34,194. This is 250.94% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   ACCOUNTANT   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 67,053 36
16-20 Years US$ 68,712 13
12-16 Years US$ 65,706 13
8-12 Years US$ 69,598 14
4-8 Years US$ 58,215 30
2-4 Years US$ 54,561 23
1-2 Years US$ 50,130 21
0-1 Year US$ 44,147 20

Accountant workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 8-12 Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 69,598 compared to US$ 44,147 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 8-12 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 57.65%.


  SALARY BY AGE   ACCOUNTANT   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 100,000 01
69-74 US$ 36,000 01
63-68 US$ 68,250 04
57-62 US$ 49,392 10
51-56 US$ 64,600 12
45-50 US$ 70,829 21
39-44 US$ 68,650 16
33-38 US$ 60,062 20
27-32 US$ 52,954 25
22-26 US$ 53,587 24
16-21 US$ 56,000 02
N/A US$ 55,460 34
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   ACCOUNTANT   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 59,823 147
Contract US$ 54,814 12
Self Employed US$ 56,875 08
Part Time US$ 55,333 03
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  SALARY BY CITY   ACCOUNTANT   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. San Francisco Accountant in San Francisco US$ 95,166 03
2. Houston Accountant in Houston US$ 83,166 06
3. Washington DC Accountant in Washington DC US$ 78,333 09
4. Denver Accountant in Denver US$ 74,750 03
5. Fort Lauderdale Accountant in Fort Lauderdale US$ 74,500 02
6. Columbia, South Carolina Accountant in Columbia, South Carolina US$ 69,500 02
7. Huntsville Accountant in Huntsville US$ 69,000 02
8. New York City Accountant in New York City US$ 68,333 06
9. Los Angeles Accountant in Los Angeles US$ 66,712 08
10. Phoenix Accountant in Phoenix US$ 66,333 03

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    ACCOUNTANT

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia Accountant in Australia US$ 68,645 AU$ 77,180 41
2. United Kingdom United Kingdom Accountant in United Kingdom US$ 63,068 GBP 42,579 38
3. United States United States US$ 59,251 US$ 59,251 170
4. Canada Canada Accountant in Canada US$ 50,747 CA$ 56,364 38
5. Mexico Mexico Accountant in Mexico US$ 26,597 MXN 490,001 08
6. China China Accountant in China US$ 15,548 CNY 100,184 18
7. Russia Russia Accountant in Russia US$ 12,243 RUB 426,444 09
8. India India Accountant in India US$ 8,482 INR 533,952 63

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(28/28)  FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 16 Aug 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Administration, Bookkeeping Xero."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 54,080


(27/28)  ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 11 May 2020

Some College, 16-20 years: "Higher education; databases; Access; high-power Excel; reconciliations; reports; Oracle; AiM."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 61,000


(26/28)  STATE ACCOUNTING TECHICIAN III


 Posted: 30 Oct 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "Reconciliations, quarterly & annual financial statements, computer accounting, working daily with databases and Microsoft products (Word, Excel spreadsheets & workbooks, Access, Powerpoint (on a limited basis). Interpreting financial info, making & verifying payments, researching account details."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000


(25/28)  STAFF ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 29 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Assistant to the financial controller."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000


(24/28)  ACCOUNTING MANAGER


 Posted: 16 Aug 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "A/R, A/P, Financial statement prep, manage daily operations of finance department, production reconciliation."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 96,000


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(23/28)  STAFF ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 27 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Staff accountant in manufactoring."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000


(22/28)  ACCOUNTING ANALYST


 Posted: 26 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "AR and AP systems and collection."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000


(21/28)  PRESIDENT OF ACCOUNTING FIRM


 Posted: 09 May 2019

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Own my own business."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000


(20/28)  STAFF ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 04 Apr 2019

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Payroll, gl reconciliations."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 39,640


(19/28)  ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 13 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Monthly bookkeeping."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000


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(18/28)  ACCOUNBTANT


 Posted: 08 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Beginning level."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 43,000


(17/28)  ADMINSTRATIVE ASSISTANT


 Posted: 31 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "A/R, A/P, HR, accounting, bookeeping."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 35,000


(16/28)  ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 20 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Count money for a Top bank."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000


(15/28)  ACCOUNTING MANAGER


 Posted: 10 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Manager of accountants."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 98,000


(14/28)  ACCOUNTANT / HUMAN RESOURCES


 Posted: 06 Dec 2018

Some College, 4-8 years: "Overseeing all of accounting and human resources."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 52,000


(13/28)  ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 29 Nov 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Reconcile, journal entries."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 57,000


(12/28)  CASHIER


 Posted: 29 Nov 2018

Some College, 4-8 years: "Handles payments, follow ups, etc."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 72,000


(11/28)  ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST


 Posted: 23 Nov 2018

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Chief financial officer."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000


(10/28)  SENIOR ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 27 Aug 2018

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Financial closing."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 72,000


(9/28)  ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 20 Aug 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Journal entries, reporting and reconciliations."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000


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(8/28)  ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 01 Aug 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Full accounting, cost accounting, general ledger, analyze, budgets."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000


(7/28)  FINANCE ANALYST


 Posted: 05 Jun 2018

Some College, 0-1 year: "Financial analyst, accounting."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 26,000


(6/28)  STAFF ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 31 May 2018

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Tax preparation and audit."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 51,000


(5/28)  STAFF ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 29 May 2018

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Individual and Corporate taxation for local entities, compilation and audit engagements for local entities, general bookkeeping tasks."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000


(4/28)  ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF FINANCE


 Posted: 16 Mar 2018

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 76,000


(3/28)  CONTROLLER


 Posted: 13 Nov 2017

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Manage accounting functions for organizations."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000


(2/28)  ANALYST


 Posted: 31 Oct 2017

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Budgets, forecasting, reporting."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000


(1/28)  ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 02 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Regional Accountant in a large portfolio of investments. Keeping books, monthly reporting, budget analysis."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 58,000


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