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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

$59,419 USD

£45,642 GBP
New York City

$68,571 USD

$52,000 USD

£39,943 GBP
Including "New York City"
Excluding "New York City"

Average Salary / Accountant / United States

Average salary for Accountant / United States is $59,419 USD per year. The most typical earning is $52,000 USD. All data are based on 182 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $64,100 USD. Women receive a salary of $57,200 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of $120,000 USD. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of $67,300 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 16-20 Years of experience receive salary of $70,800 USD. Employees with 8-12 Years of experience receive $69,400 USD.

Levels / Accountant / United States (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys [%]
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
0 n/a
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
0 n/a
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
0 n/a
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
6 100%
3.3%
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
7 96.7%
3.85%
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
16 92.86%
8.79%
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
18 84.07%
9.89%
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
19 74.18%
10.44%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
26 63.74%
14.29%
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
11 49.45%
6.04%
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
16 43.41%
8.79%
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
10 34.62%
5.49%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
15 29.12%
8.24%
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
7 20.88%
3.85%
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
9 17.03%
4.95%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
2 12.09%
1.1%
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
2 10.99%
1.1%
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
4 9.89%
2.2%
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
7 7.69%
3.85%
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
1 3.85%
0.55%
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
1 3.3%
0.55%
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
0 n/a
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
4 2.75%
2.2%
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
0 n/a
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
0 n/a
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
0 n/a
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
0 n/a
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
0 n/a
HIGH SALARIES
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
1 0.55%
0.55%
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
0 n/a
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
0 n/a
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
0 n/a
$190,000 USD - $199,999 USD
0 n/a
$200,000 USD - $209,999 USD
0 n/a
$210,000 USD - $219,999 USD
0 n/a
$220,000 USD - $229,999 USD
0 n/a
$230,000 USD - $239,999 USD
0 n/a
$240,000 USD - $249,999 USD
0 n/a
$250,000 USD - $349,999 USD
0 n/a

Gender / Accountant / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 67 $64,100 USD
2 Women 81 $57,200 USD

Education / Accountant / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 1 $120,000 USD
2 Masters Degree 33 $67,300 USD
3 Bachelors Degree 117 $58,700 USD
4 High School 5 $56,400 USD
5 Some College 25 $51,400 USD
6 Bellow H. School 1 $34,200 USD

Experience / Accountant / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 16-20 Years 14 $70,800 USD
2 8-12 Years 15 $69,400 USD
3 12-16 Years 13 $65,700 USD
4 20+ Years 39 $64,800 USD
5 4-8 Years 31 $57,500 USD
6 2-4 Years 27 $57,300 USD
7 1-2 Years 22 $50,800 USD
8 0-1 Year 21 $45,400 USD

Age / Accountant / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 71-75 1 $100,000 USD
2 46-50 17 $72,100 USD
3 36-40 17 $71,900 USD
4 51-55 11 $66,700 USD
5 61-65 6 $63,600 USD
6 14-20 1 $62,000 USD
7 31-35 21 $60,000 USD
8 41-45 12 $57,500 USD
9 56-60 13 $55,700 USD
10 n/a 34 $55,500 USD
11 21-25 24 $53,600 USD
12 26-30 24 $50,300 USD
13 66-70 1 $36,000 USD

Work Type / Accountant / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Permanent 158 $60,200 USD
2 Self Employed 8 $56,900 USD
3 Contract 12 $54,800 USD
4 Part Time 4 $47,800 USD

States / Accountant / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Alaska 1 $80,000 USD
2 Oklahoma 1 $80,000 USD
3 District Of Columbia (DC) 9 $78,300 USD
4 Maryland 2 $74,900 USD
5 Colorado 3 $74,800 USD
6 South Carolina 2 $69,500 USD
7 New York State 7 $68,600 USD
8 North Carolina 5 $67,500 USD
9 Washington State 2 $67,500 USD
10 California 24 $66,900 USD
11 Arizona 5 $65,500 USD
12 Texas 22 $62,700 USD
13 Utah 8 $61,700 USD
14 Alabama 4 $58,300 USD
15 Illinois 7 $58,000 USD
16 Georgia 7 $57,900 USD
17 Tennessee 2 $56,500 USD
18 Massachusetts 4 $55,200 USD
19 New Jersey 2 $55,000 USD
20 Florida 8 $54,000 USD
21 Wisconsin 4 $52,800 USD
22 Pennsylvania 7 $52,200 USD
23 Missouri 6 $50,000 USD
24 Iowa 1 $50,000 USD
25 Hawaii 3 $48,700 USD
26 Louisiana 5 $47,600 USD
27 Indiana 4 $45,300 USD
28 Ohio 4 $45,100 USD
29 North Dakota 1 $45,000 USD
30 Michigan 3 $44,700 USD
31 Nebraska 1 $43,000 USD
32 Kentucky 1 $42,000 USD
33 Oregon 2 $41,000 USD
34 Delaware 1 $40,000 USD
35 Idaho 2 $39,000 USD
36 New Mexico 1 $35,000 USD

Cities / Accountant / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Winston-Salem 1 $100,000 USD
2 San Francisco 4 $86,400 USD
3 Houston 6 $83,200 USD
4 Juneau 1 $80,000 USD
5 Tulsa 1 $80,000 USD
6 Washington DC 9 $78,300 USD
7 Raleigh 2 $75,900 USD
8 Baltimore 2 $74,900 USD
9 Denver 3 $74,800 USD
10 Fort Lauderdale 3 $73,000 USD
11 Fort Worth 1 $70,200 USD
12 Worcester 1 $70,000 USD
13 Irvine 1 $70,000 USD
14 Columbia, South Carolina 2 $69,500 USD
15 Huntsville 2 $69,000 USD
16 New York City 7 $68,600 USD
17 Los Angeles 10 $68,300 USD
18 Phoenix 3 $66,300 USD
19 Milwaukee 1 $66,000 USD
20 Tucson 1 $64,500 USD
21 Peoria 1 $64,000 USD
22 San Jose 1 $62,000 USD
23 Salt Lake City 8 $61,700 USD
24 Chicago 7 $58,000 USD
25 Atlanta 7 $57,900 USD
26 Austin 2 $57,500 USD
27 Nashville 2 $56,500 USD
28 Fresno 3 $55,400 USD
29 Newark 2 $55,000 USD
30 Tacoma 1 $55,000 USD
31 Shreveport 3 $54,300 USD
32 Dallas 10 $53,800 USD
33 --Other-- 11 $53,300 USD
34 Philadelphia 4 $52,400 USD
35 Pittsburgh 3 $51,900 USD
36 Fort Wayne 3 $51,700 USD
37 Boston 3 $50,300 USD
38 St. Louis 5 $50,100 USD
39 Miami 3 $50,000 USD
40 Sacramento 1 $50,000 USD
41 Des Moines 1 $50,000 USD
42 Kansas City 1 $49,500 USD
43 Detroit 2 $49,000 USD
44 Honolulu 3 $48,700 USD
45 Madison 3 $48,400 USD
46 Birmingham, United States 2 $47,700 USD
47 Fargo, North Dakota 1 $45,000 USD
48 Omaha 1 $43,000 USD
49 Louisville 1 $42,000 USD
50 Cleveland 2 $41,400 USD
51 Portland, Oregon 2 $41,000 USD
52 Boise 2 $39,000 USD
53 Akron 1 $37,400 USD
54 Albuquerque 1 $35,000 USD
55 Fayetteville 1 $32,000 USD
56 Hialeah 1 $30,000 USD
57 Indianapolis 1 $26,000 USD
58 Baton Rouge 1 $25,000 USD

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

Audit Accountant
Posted 16 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate $84,000 USD

Staff Accountant
Posted 17 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Basic $68,900 USD

Accountant
Posted 16 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Chicago Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced $98,000 USD

Audit Assistant
Posted 25 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Masters Degree 0-1 Year Advanced $70,000 USD

Accountant
Posted 25 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate $65,000 USD

Acoountant
Posted 08 July 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Fort Lauderdale Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced $70,000 USD

Statewide Accountant Iii
Posted 05 May 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Raleigh Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced $69,700 USD

Financial Accountant
Posted 16 August 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Fresno Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a $54,100 USD

Accountant
Posted 11 May 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nashville Some College 16-20 Years n/a $61,000 USD

State Accounting Techician Iii
Posted 29 October 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Juneau Some College 20+ Years n/a $80,000 USD

Staff Accountant
Posted 28 September 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a $65,000 USD

Accounting Manager
Posted 16 August 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Phoenix Some College 20+ Years n/a $96,000 USD

Staff Accountant
Posted 27 June 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dallas Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a $60,000 USD

Accounting Analyst
Posted 26 June 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Madison Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a $50,000 USD

President Of Accounting Firm
Posted 09 May 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Columbia, South Carolina Masters Degree 1-2 Years n/a $100,000 USD

Financial Manager
Posted 23 April 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Milwaukee Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a $66,000 USD

Bookkeeper
Posted 19 April 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Salt Lake City Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a $35,000 USD

Accountant
Posted 10 April 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Francisco High School 20+ Years n/a $60,000 USD

Assistant
Posted 08 April 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Baton Rouge Some College 20+ Years n/a $25,000 USD

Staff Accountant
Posted 04 April 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years n/a $39,600 USD

Accountant
Posted 13 January 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Houston Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $120,000 USD

Accounbtant
Posted 08 January 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Omaha Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year n/a $43,000 USD

Adminstrative Assistant
Posted 31 December 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
St. Louis Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $35,000 USD

Accountant
Posted 19 December 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Fort Wayne Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a $80,000 USD

Accounting Manager
Posted 10 December 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $98,000 USD

Accountant / Human Resources
Posted 06 December 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Nashville Some College 4-8 Years n/a $52,000 USD

Cashier
Posted 29 November 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Some College 4-8 Years n/a $72,000 USD

Accountant
Posted 29 November 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dallas Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a $57,000 USD

Accounting Specialist
Posted 22 November 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years n/a $40,000 USD

Bookkeeper
Posted 19 October 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Hialeah Some College 20+ Years n/a $30,000 USD

Senior Accountant
Posted 26 August 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Houston Masters Degree 4-8 Years n/a $72,000 USD

Accountant
Posted 20 August 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Fargo, North Dakota Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a $45,000 USD

Accountant
Posted 01 August 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
St. Louis Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a $65,000 USD

Finance Analyst
Posted 04 June 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Indianapolis Some College 0-1 Year n/a $26,000 USD

Staff Accountant
Posted 31 May 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Chicago Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years n/a $51,000 USD

Staff Accountant
Posted 29 May 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Birmingham, United States Masters Degree 2-4 Years n/a $45,000 USD

Assistant Director Of Finance
Posted 16 March 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Pittsburgh Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a $76,000 USD

Controller
Posted 12 November 2017
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Washington DC Doctorate Degree 20+ Years n/a $120,000 USD

Analyst
Posted 30 October 2017
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Austin Masters Degree 2-4 Years n/a $65,000 USD

Accountant
Posted 02 October 2017
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Shreveport Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years n/a $58,000 USD


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