Fund Accountant Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Fund Accountant is $43,946 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Financial Reporting is associated with high pay for this job.
Fund Accountant Total Pay (?
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$33,879 - $68,628
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MEDIAN: $43,945
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Fund Accountant Total Pay (?
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$13.60 - $25.53
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,879 - $68,628  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,205  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $6,606  
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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$33,224 - $74,369  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 652
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.60 - $25.53  
   
Overtime
$20.62 - $39.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,205  
   
Profit Sharing
$511 - $6,606  
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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$33,224 - $74,369  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 652
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Job Description for Fund Accountant

Fund accountants are responsible for keeping detailed financial records for nonprofits and government agencies. First and foremost, they must maintain the integrity of this type of data first and foremost. They must account for how the company is using its funds, which may include producing separate reports to be produced for individual funds. The accountant maintains a chart of accounts to accurately report the expenditures from each ledger. Proper documentation is mandatory for the accountants to determine if the funds are being used in the best possible manner. They also assist these companies in deciding the best way to use available revenue and stay within an appropriate expense budget. They generally serve as the middle man between the investor and the business.
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Fund Accountant Tasks
  • Utilize accounting principles to differentiate special purpose funds from a general fund.
  • Maintain records of stewardship of financial resources received and expended and other financial activities.
  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports in compliance with applicable regulations.
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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
up arrow 39%
New York
up arrow 31%
Chicago
up arrow 24%
Milwaukee
up arrow 5%
Dallas
up arrow 1%
National Average
$44,000
Boston
up arrow 11%
Denver
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Philadelphia
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Wilmington
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Kansas City
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Experience Affects Fund Accountant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%
Mid-Career
up arrow 18%
Late-Career
up arrow 15%
National Average
$44,000

Skills That Affect Fund Accountant Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 13%
Microsoft Excel
0%
National Average
$44,000
Accounting
up arrow 14%

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Gender

Female
39%
female alumni
 
Male
61%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 10%
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