Forensic Accountant with Forensic Accounting Skills Salary

A Forensic Accountant with Forensic Accounting skills earns an average salary of $65,249 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$44,219 - $96,458
$44K
$68K
$96K
MEDIAN: $67,690
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$18.51 - $66.66
$19
$34
$67
MEDIAN: $33.59
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,219 - $96,458  
   
Bonus
$964 - $22,923  
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
Total Pay (?
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$42,773 - $113,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$18.51 - $66.66  
   
Overtime
$18.03 - $94.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$964 - $22,923  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
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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$42,773 - $113,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Pay by Experience Level for Forensic Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Forensic Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Forensic Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 79 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Forensic Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Forensic Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 23 salaries. A Forensic Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $172,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $70,160

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Key Stats for Forensic Accountant

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Forensic Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
▲145%

Mid-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$70,000

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 18%
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