Certified Public Accountants earn the highest median pay at approximately $89K per year, followed by Marketing Managers ($87K), Senior Tax Accountants (around $70K), and Senior Accountants (about $61K). Staff Accountants at Moss Adams LLP do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($54K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $81K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (57 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $60K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K annually) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. ($68K), Sacramento, Calif. (around $61K), and Irvine, Calif. (approximately $61K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Spokane, Wash. at $53K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is $68K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Information Systems Auditor certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $90K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Certified Information Systems Security Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make $89K on average. Those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) at Moss Adams LLP come out on top, and their salaries approach about $72K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Financial Analysis; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $69K annually. Auditing is regularly seen around here; just under one in three of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other skills in demand are Financial Reporting, Microsoft Excel, and Tax Preparation.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Most workers receive health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage. Some other perks are a casual working environment, a company cell phone, free drinks, gym membership, and tuition reimbursement.