Project Accountant Salary

A Project Accountant earns an average salary of $55,037 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. A skill in Budgeting is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$41,250 - $74,378
$41K
$55K
$74K
MEDIAN: $55,037
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50%
90%

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$17.73 - $29.66
$18
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $22.40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$41,250 - $74,378  
   
Bonus
$309.97 - $6,131  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,115  
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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$40,557 - $73,879  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 711
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.73 - $29.66  
   
Overtime
$24.76 - $46.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$309.97 - $6,131  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,115  
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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$40,557 - $73,879  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 215

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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

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

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,995

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Key Stats for Project Accountant

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 170 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Project Accountant Salaries

▲14%

▲9%

▲7%

National Average
$54,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Project Accountant Salaries

Budgeting
▲14%







Project Coordinating
▲1%

Billing
▼0%

Accounts Receivable
▼0%

National Average
$54,000




Accounting
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 170 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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