Project Accountant Salary

A Project Accountant earns an average salary of $52,283 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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$39,584 - $69,424
(Median)
$40K
$52K
$69K
MEDIAN: $52,283
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90%

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$17.04 - $27.52
(Median)
$17
$22
$28
MEDIAN: $21.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$39,584 - $69,424  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,170  
Profit Sharing
$590 - $4,085  
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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$38,756 - $69,763  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 802
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$17.04 - $27.52  
   
Overtime
$24.53 - $41.01  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,170  
   
Profit Sharing
$590 - $4,085  
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).
)
$38,756 - $69,763  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 252

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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





National Average
$52,000

Microsoft Excel
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Accounts Receivable
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Billing
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Payroll Administration
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Accounts Payable
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Project Management
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Accounting
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 235 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 12%