A Chartered Accountant earns an average salary of $60,567 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Chartered Accountant Total Pay (?
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$23,531 - $116,653
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MEDIAN: $60,567
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$23,531 - $116,653  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $19,893  
Profit Sharing
$1.00 - $5,000  
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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$25,008 - $124,627  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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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
Los Angeles
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New York
up arrow 8%
Seattle
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National Average
$66,000
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Experience Affects Chartered Accountant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
National Average
$66,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%
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Gender
Female
37%
female alumni
 
Male
63%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 22%
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