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Corporate Accountant Salary

A Corporate Accountant earns an average salary of $51,683 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO) and Financial Analysis.
$39,154 - $65,197
(Median)
$39K
$52K
$65K
MEDIAN: $51,683
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$17.15 - $30.20
(Median)
$17
$23
$30
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$39,154 - $65,197  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,946  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $4,894  
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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$39,157 - $67,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 174
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$17.15 - $30.20  
   
Overtime
$25.71 - $39.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,946  
   
Profit Sharing
$993 - $4,894  
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).
)
$39,157 - $67,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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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.

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Corporate Accountant Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Accountant

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

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Experience Affects Corporate Accountant Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Corporate Accountant Salaries

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 13%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 11%


National Average
$52,000

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 1%

Accounting
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 12%