Project Accountant Salary

A Project Accountant earns an average salary of $52,652 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$40,001 - $70,065
(Median)
$40K
$53K
$70K
MEDIAN: $52,652
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50%
90%

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$17.12 - $27.59
(Median)
$17
$22
$28
MEDIAN: $21.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$40,001 - $70,065  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,215  
Profit Sharing
$550 - $4,500  
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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$39,182 - $70,659  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 848
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$17.12 - $27.59  
   
Overtime
$24.39 - $41.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,215  
   
Profit Sharing
$550 - $4,500  
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).
)
$39,182 - $70,659  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 261
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Job Description for Project Accountant

A project accountant is responsible for managing all the financial information related to a project or projects at their company. They keep track of each project's expenses and provides regular reports on whether the project is over or under budget. Individuals in this position may also be responsible for drawing up proposals for possible projects and informing managers how much a project could potentially cost and/or earn.

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Project Accountant Tasks

  • Analyze and report on financial project administration; profitability, utilization, budgets, and accruals.
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.
  • Collaborate with project management team.

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Experience Affects Project Accountant Salaries




National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Project Accountant Salaries


Project Management
up arrow 8%




Microsoft Excel
0%

Payroll Administration
0%

National Average
$52,000

Billing
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%

Accounting
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 232 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 12%
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