An Accounting Consultant earns an average salary of $67,536 per year. A skill in Intuit QuickBooks is associated with high pay for this job.

$39,847 - $96,041
(Median)
$40K
$68K
$96K
MEDIAN: $67,535
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$18.56 - $65.44
(Median)
$19
$32
$65
MEDIAN: $32.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,847 - $96,041  
   
Bonus
$977 - $11,264  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Commission
$2,250  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,200 - $111,247  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.56 - $65.44  
   
Overtime
$48.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$977 - $11,264  
   
Commission
$2,250  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$40,200 - $111,247  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Job Description for Accounting Consultant

Accounting consultants work for agencies and companies in direct need of their services, which generally consist of accounting work for departments within these organizations; their duties may pertain to internal controls, periodic reporting, and financial analysis, to name a few. These consultants help to improve all processes within financial departments using their extensive knowledge, as well as research and explore these processes to identify and solve problems.

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Accounting Consultant Tasks

  • Help companies make sure their financial reporting methods meet regulatory requirements.
  • Advise company management during budget preparation and decisions requiring financial analysis.

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Experience Affects Accounting Consultant Salaries




National Average
$69,000


Skills That Affect Accounting Consultant Salaries

Intuit QuickBooks
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National Average
$69,000

Accounting
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Quickbooks
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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