The average salary for a Partner - Accounting Firm is $161,232 per year. A skill in Tax Consulting is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
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$86,818 - $328,864
$87K
$160K
$330K
MEDIAN: $161,232
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$25.70 - $126.37
$53
MEDIAN: $52.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Salary
$86,818 - $328,864  
   
Bonus
$2,051 - $76,687  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $97,444  
Commission
$7,500  
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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$86,733 - $358,566  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 264
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$52.73  
   
Overtime
$46.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$2,051 - $76,687  
   
Commission
$7,500  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $97,444  
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).
)
$86,733 - $358,566  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for Partner - Accounting Firm

Typically, there are two types of accounting firm partners: equity partners and salaried partners. Equity partners are the highest-level individuals in the business, as they have usually put forth some of their own money to support the business. Salaried partners are those who have not invested directly in the business financially, but who are eligible for profit-sharing. Depending on the firm, a prospective partner may be asked to buy in before joining.

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Partner - Accounting Firm Tasks

  • Act as the highest executive of the accounting firm to direct and determine the final decision on all its projects and activities.
  • Establish the firm's policies and procedures, and make sure these practices are carried out in all of the firm's offices.
  • Manage the accounting firm's staff, select managers, and evaluate manager's performances.
  • Responsible for the financial well-being of the firm and ensure that the offices bring in a profit.
  • Oversee the operation of regional offices, coordinate their activities, and monitor their performance.

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Key Stats for Partner - Accounting Firm

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
50%
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Experience Affects Partner - Accounting Firm Salaries


National Average
$173,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

Entry-Level
up arrow 42%

Skills That Affect Partner - Accounting Firm Salaries

Tax Consulting
up arrow 47%

up arrow 10%

National Average
$173,000


Tax Compliance
up arrow 16%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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