Chartered Accountant Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Chartered Accountant is $59,778 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Chartered Accountant Total Pay (?
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$21,080 - $121,214
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National Salary Data

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$21,080 - $121,214  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,442  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $12,500  
Total Pay (?
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$23,941 - $129,508  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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Job Description for Chartered Accountant
The name of "chartered accountant" refers to a position that is found in Great Britain, Canada, India, Asia and Australia. Its equivalent in the United States is a certified accountant. There is little difference between the positions other than the name.
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Chartered Accountant Tasks
  • Utilize accounting principles to ensure compliance with regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Summarize and prepare financial records and statements for external reporting.
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
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Pay Difference By Location
Chicago
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Seattle
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Los Angeles
up arrow 9%
New York
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National Average
$64,000
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Experience Affects Chartered Accountant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$64,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%
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Gender
Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 25%
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