A Forensic Accountant with Forensic Accounting skills earns an average salary of $65,031 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$44,836 - $100,411
(Median)
$45K
$65K
$100K
MEDIAN: $65,031
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90%

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$17.11 - $99.33
(Median)
$17
$29
$99
MEDIAN: $29.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,836 - $100,411  
   
Bonus
$508 - $22,510  
Profit Sharing
$981 - $39,453  
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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$42,435 - $115,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$17.11 - $99.33  
   
Overtime
$14.00 - $73.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$508 - $22,510  
   
Profit Sharing
$981 - $39,453  
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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$42,435 - $115,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Pay by Experience Level for Forensic Accountant

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

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Experience Affects Forensic Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 100%

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$68,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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