Corporate Accountant Salary

The average salary for a Corporate Accountant is $54,050 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Month-End Close and Fixed Asset Accounting.

$41,593 - $73,398
$42K
$54K
$73K
MEDIAN: $54,254
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$16.56 - $33.69
$17
$21
$34
MEDIAN: $20.59
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary 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.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$41,593 - $73,398  
   
Bonus
$292.33 - $9,735  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $8,797  
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).
)
$41,177 - $77,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 246
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.56 - $33.69  
   
Overtime
$24.99 - $37.84  
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.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$292.33 - $9,735  
   
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $8,797  
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).
)
$41,177 - $77,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Job Description for Corporate Accountant

Much of corporate accountants’ work deals with ensuring that businesses stay within their own financial policies, as well as applicable regulations and tax laws. The information that corporate accountants generate is passed to executive-level staff, who then use it to make decisions about the business of the company.

Read More...

Corporate Accountant Tasks

  • Oversee all regional or departmental company finance and accounting activities.
  • Prepare company accounts for auditing.
  • Ensure accuracy of financial reporting and adherence to local and federal regulations, including Sarbanes­Oxley specifications.
  • Consolidate and analyze cross­company financial data.
  • Maintain corporate financial records and regularly prepare accounting reports and journal entries.

Common Career Paths for Corporate Accountant


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Corporate Accountant Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Corporate Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Corporate Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 156 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Corporate Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Corporate Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 66 salaries. A Corporate Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 32 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,748

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Corporate Accountant

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Corporate Accountant Salaries

▲18%

▲9%

▲8%

National Average
$55,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Corporate Accountant Salaries

Month-End Close
▲19%

Fixed Asset Accounting
▲14%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
▲8%

Microsoft Excel
▲5%

National Average
$55,000


Payroll Administration
▼1%



Accounts Payable
▼5%

Accounting
▼7%

Reconciliation
▼10%

Accounts Receivable
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 15%
ADVERTISEMENT