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 average employee at Moss Adams LLP takes home $63K annually. Moss Adams LLP paychecks are largely negotiated based on geography, though how long you've been working and your role at the company are also considered. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Moss Adams LLP typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
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Employer: Moss Adams LLP
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Tax Associate (7)
$41,862 - $73,173  
[-]Tax Associate (7)
Salary$52,669 - $70,924  
Bonus$980 - $5,501  
Profit Disbursement$404.42 - $3,266  
Total Pay$41,862 - $73,173  
[+]Staff Accountant (5)
$36,778 - $66,379  
[+]Staff Accountant (5)
Salary$40,098 - $64,292  
Total Pay$36,778 - $66,379  
[+]Senior Accountant (3)
$52,371 - $96,278  
[+]Senior Accountant (3)
Salary$50,556 - $89,598  
Bonus$1,080 - $9,409  
Total Pay$52,371 - $96,278  
[+]Accountant (3)
$35,942 - $62,224  
[+]Accountant (3)
Salary$39,676 - $60,978  
Total Pay$35,942 - $62,224  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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Seattle, Washington 


Moss Adams

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Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Yakima, Wash. — at about $50K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in New Mexico, where the average salary is around $103K per year.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $85K annually. The largest slice of the Moss Adams LLP workforce (42 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $58K per year.


The highest paychecks go to Tax Managers, who earn an average approximately $80K annually, closely trailed by Certified Public Accountants ($65K), Senior Accountants (around $63K), and Tax Associates (approximately $60K). Staff Accountants are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $48K.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Lawyers, who make $105K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Chartered Financial Analyst is rewarded with median pay of $67K annually. Moss Adams LLP compensates B.A. in Accounting-holders the most at $64K per year.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $113K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Excel; just under a third deem it necessary for work. Auditing, Tax Compliance, and Tax Preparation were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Most workers save for retirement through Moss Adams LLP's 401(k) plan. The vast majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for nearly all employees also include dental insurance. Moss Adams LLP folks also make good use of life insurance, a company cell phone, free drinks, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Moss Adams LLP


46 %
54 %
$48,228 - $86,524
$48,081 - $79,806
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 17 votes.
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