The average salary for an Entry-Level Project Accountant is $50,522 per year.

$39,331 - $66,283
(Median)
$39K
$51K
$66K
MEDIAN: $50,522
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$17.10 - $26.63
(Median)
$17
$21
$27
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$39,331 - $66,283  
   
Bonus
$482.04 - $5,119  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,170  
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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$38,531 - $65,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 327
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$17.10 - $26.63  
   
Overtime
$22.81 - $38.67  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$482.04 - $5,119  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,170  
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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$38,531 - $65,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 118
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,849

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Project Accountant Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Project Accountant in Los Angeles:
"Company History and Work Done In Past."
Do work for money. Work because you love what you do. Prove to employer that he needs you more that you need him. Then ask to me compensated over a period of time .

Project Accountant in Phoenix:
"Restructured within the first month."
Understand that no other accountant, including CFO has previous construction experience.

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Skills That Affect Project Accountant Salaries

Financial Reporting
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Financial Analysis
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Budget Management
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Project Management
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Microsoft Excel
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General Ledger Accounting
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National Average
$50,000

Billing
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Accounts Receivable
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Cost Accounting
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Payroll Administration
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Accounts Payable
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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