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.