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Corporate Accountant Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Corporate Accountant is $51,737 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO) and Financial Analysis.
Corporate Accountant Salary (?
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$39,032 - $64,803
(Median)
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52K
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MEDIAN: $51,737
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Corporate Accountant Salary (?
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$17.15 - $30.20
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$39,032 - $64,803  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,919  
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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$38,961 - $67,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 158
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 - $7,919  
   
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).
)
$38,961 - $67,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 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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Experience Affects Corporate Accountant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
National Average
$52,000
Late-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Corporate Accountant Salaries

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 16%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 14%
General Ledger Accounting
0%
National Average
$52,000
Accounting
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
67%
female alumni
 
Male
33%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 12%