Entry-Level Forensic Accountant Salary

The average Entry-Level Forensic Accountant earns approximately $60K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$40,815 - $79,929
$41K
$60K
$80K
MEDIAN: $59,614
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$11.00 - $43.32
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MEDIAN: $19.79
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$0$81K
Salary $40,815 - $79,929
Bonus $494.93 - $6,904
Profit Sharing $1,021
Total Pay (?
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$39,335 - $81,482
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 153
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $11.00 - $43.32
Overtime $17.62 - $50.93
Annual Data $0$81K
Bonus $494.93 - $6,904
Profit Sharing $1,021
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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$39,335 - $81,482
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,574

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Forensic Accountants, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 26 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Forensic Accountants will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+16 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 9 percent south of the national average, can be found in Chicago. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Atlanta (9 percent lower) and Dallas (8 percent lower).

Key Stats for Forensic Accountant

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
26%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Forensic Accountant Salaries


Microsoft Excel
▲3%

National Average
$60,000

Financial Analysis
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 16%
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