An Accounting Consultant earns an average salary of $61,227 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Accounting Consultant Total Pay (?
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$41,158 - $95,529
(Median)
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51K
61K
73K
96K
MEDIAN: $61,227
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Accounting Consultant Total Pay (?
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$19.76 - $60.82
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,158 - $95,529  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,150 - $4,500  
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).
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$41,292 - $106,386  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 161
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$19.76 - $60.82  
   
Overtime
$25.88 - $88.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,150 - $4,500  
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).
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$41,292 - $106,386  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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Job Description for Accounting Consultant
  • 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

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%
National Average
$65,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Accounting Consultant Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 10%
National Average
$65,000
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Gender
Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
21%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 25%
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