Average Salary for Moss Adams LLP Employees

Operating out of Seattle, Wash., Moss Adams LLP employs talent in positions ranging from Tax Associate to Staff Accountant. The median income for Moss Adams LLP employees is $64K per year. Though your experience level and where you live do impact pay, your job title is the primary influence on employee salary at Moss Adams LLP. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Moss Adams LLP typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Similar companies include:
BDO Seidman, LLP, PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, LLP
Employer: Moss Adams LLP
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Tax Associate (5)
$44,130 - $77,401  
[-]Tax Associate (5)
Salary$52,880 - $74,061  
Bonus$815 - $6,843  
Profit Disbursement$480.88 - $3,242  
Total Pay$44,130 - $77,401  
[+]Staff Accountant (4)
$38,358 - $68,763  
[+]Staff Accountant (4)
Salary$41,471 - $66,087  
Total Pay$38,358 - $68,763  
[+]Senior Accountant (3)
$53,060 - $94,809  
[+]Senior Accountant (3)
Salary$50,594 - $89,372  
Bonus$1,091 - $10,665  
Total Pay$53,060 - $94,809  
[+]Staff Auditor (3)
$44,246 - $58,409  
[+]Staff Auditor (3)
Salary$43,162 - $59,052  
Total Pay$44,246 - $58,409  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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About This Company

Seattle, Washington 


Moss Adams

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Typically, Marketing Managers are the best paid with salaries hovering at $90K; Administrative Managers, Senior Accountants, and Tax Associates also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $86K, around $63K, and $60K, respectively. Near the bottom at Moss Adams LLP are Staff Auditors, pulling in just about $49K.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Moss Adams LLP for between five and ten years earn $85K on average. The largest fraction of Moss Adams LLP people (45 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $58K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $79K per year) can be spotted in Portland; the company's headquarter city of Seattle ($69K), Irvine ($65K), and San Jose (approximately $64K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $50K) in Yakima, one of the lowest-paid cities. Moss Adams LLP workers in Oregon earn the most — about $79K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers earn $105K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Notary Publics with credentials; these people typically earn around $85K per year. Employees who have an Associate's Degree make the most here, hauling in approximately $85K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Tax Consulting; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $140K. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Excel; on the survey, more than a third of workers named it in their skills portfolios. A typical employee's toolkit also contains Auditing, Tax Preparation, and Tax Compliance.

Benefits and Perks

A 401(k) program is available, and a strong majority of workers use it to save for retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of workers, and the greater part of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, free drinks, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Moss Adams LLP


47 %
53 %
$47,615 - $87,921
$47,010 - $71,462
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

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