An average Mid-Career Project Accountant can expect to take home roughly $59K annually. Total cash earnings of Mid-Career Project Accountants range from $42K on the low end to $75K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $8K and $6K, respectively. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$42,980 - $75,398
$43K
$59K
$75K
MEDIAN: $58,503
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$19.13 - $30.52
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$42,980 - $75,398  
   
Bonus
$491.32 - $7,861  
Profit Sharing
$242.40 - $6,225  
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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$42,443 - $75,069  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 244
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$19.13 - $30.52  
   
Overtime
$1.45 - $46.37  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$491.32 - $7,861  
   
Profit Sharing
$242.40 - $6,225  
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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$42,443 - $75,069  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,811

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Home to some of the best pay for Mid-Career Project Accountants, New York offers exceptional salaries, 30 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Project Accountants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+26 percent), Houston (+4 percent), Seattle (+4 percent), and Atlanta (+3 percent). The lowest-paying market is Portland, which sits 13 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Project Accountant

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
5-9 years
71%
10-19 years
29%
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Skills That Affect Project Accountant Salaries

General Ledger Accounting
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Financial Reporting
up arrow 3%

Budget Management
up arrow 2%

Financial Analysis
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Project Management
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Cost Accounting
0%

National Average
$58,000

Accounts Payable
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up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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