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Average Salary for Moss Adams LLP Employees

Operating out of Seattle, Washington, Moss Adams LLP employs talent in positions ranging from Staff Accountant to Administrative Manager. The average employee at Moss Adams LLP takes home $66K annually. Moss Adams LLP paychecks are largely negotiated based on geography, though what you do at the company and how long you've been working are also considered. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Moss Adams LLP typically pays:
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Employer: Moss Adams LLP
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Staff Accountant (4)
$37,713 - $68,559  
[-]Staff Accountant (4)
Salary$41,339 - $66,431  
Total Pay$37,713 - $68,559  
[+]Senior Accountant (3)
$53,049 - $95,238  
[+]Senior Accountant (3)
Salary$51,206 - $87,678  
Bonus$1,051 - $9,097  
Total Pay$53,049 - $95,238  
[+]Tax Associate (3)
$48,628 - $75,689  
[+]Tax Associate (3)
Salary$55,595 - $73,313  
Bonus$644 - $4,406  
Total Pay$48,628 - $75,689  
[+]Administrative Manager (3)
$56,243 - $115,758  
[+]Administrative Manager (3)
Salary$59,924 - $113,841  
Bonus$796 - $12,578  
Total Pay$56,243 - $115,758  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Median pay is highest in San Francisco (around $90K per year), followed by Portland (about $79K), the company's headquarter city of Seattle ($71K), and Irvine (approximately $65K). Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $45K) is Bellingham. By state, Moss Adams LLP pays its Oregon employees the most; the pay rate there is $79K annually.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Marketing Managers, Administrative Managers, Tax Associates, and Senior Accountants; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $90K, the other salaries come in at $86K, approximately $64K, and $63K, respectively. Financial compensation for Staff Auditors is rather low — only around $49K — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Between the five- and ten-year marks, the average employee earns $82K. By and large, the biggest segment of Moss Adams LLP's workforce (42 percent) have been working for one to four years and take home $57K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Notary Publics earn around $85K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning a Chartered Financial Analyst certification garners significant financial rewards of $67K annually. Moss Adams LLP workers who hold an Associate's Degree are also well compensated, earning about $85K on average.


In this position, it pays to have Accounting in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $74K. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under a third of Moss Adams LLP's people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are Auditing, Tax Compliance, and Financial Reporting.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly all workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). The vast majority of workers receive health insurance, and a strong majority of workers get dental coverage. Perks also include a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, free drinks, and gym membership.

Key Stats

46 %
54 %
$47,441 - $88,330
$48,479 - $78,277
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

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