A Forensic Accountant with Forensic Accounting skills earns an average salary of $64,865 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$45,079 - $97,045
$45K
$65K
$97K
MEDIAN: $64,864
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$18.67 - $100.00
$19
$34
$100
MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,079 - $97,045  
   
Bonus
$515 - $22,510  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $39,732  
Total Pay (?
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$43,098 - $113,418  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 115
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$18.67 - $100.00  
   
Overtime
$14.09 - $51.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$515 - $22,510  
   
Profit Sharing
$979 - $39,732  
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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$43,098 - $113,418  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Pay by Experience Level for Forensic Accountant

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

Key Stats for Forensic Accountant

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Forensic Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 153%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$68,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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