The average salary for a Chartered Accountant is $85,471 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$29,590 - $402,228
$30K
$85K
$400K
MEDIAN: $85,471
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$7.97 - $193.92
$8
$22
$190
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Salary
$29,590 - $402,228  
   
Bonus
$102.56 - $48,479  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,347  
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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$30,939 - $398,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 212
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$7.97 - $193.92  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.42  
Overtime
$20.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$102.56 - $48,479  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,347  
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).
)
$30,939 - $398,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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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

  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Summarize and prepare financial records and statements for external reporting.
  • Utilize accounting principles to ensure compliance with regulatory reporting requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Chartered Accountant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Chartered Accountant

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Chartered Accountant Salaries

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Late-Career
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National Average
$89,000

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Chartered Accountant Salaries

National Average
$89,000

Accounting
up arrow 1%

Auditing
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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