The average pay for a Staff Accountant is $44,192 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Staff Accountant Total Pay (?
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.
)
$34,139 - $56,040
(Median)
34K
39K
44K
50K
56K
MEDIAN: $44,192
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site
Staff Accountant Total Pay (?
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.
)
$12.64 - $24.38
(Median)
13
15
18
21
24
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site

National Salary 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.
)
$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$34,139 - $56,040  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,868  
Profit Sharing
$311.39 - $4,067  
Commission
$0.00 - $7,830  
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).
)
$31,914 - $56,954  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22,659
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.64 - $24.38  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $10.60  
Overtime
$18.50 - $36.18  
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.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,868  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $7,830  
Profit Sharing
$311.39 - $4,067  
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).
)
$31,914 - $56,954  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22,659
Is Staff Accountant your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

Staff Accountant Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location
Popular Employer Salaries for Staff Accountant
Job Description for Staff Accountant
A staff accountant usually has a large amount of responsibility, as he or she is frequently the accountant for all of the departments of an office building. The staff accountant's role is vital to the finances of a business, as there can be far-reaching financial problems without a competent accountant.
Read More...
Staff Accountant Tasks
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.
  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.
Read more about: Accountants
Popular Skills for Staff Accountant
Pay by Experience Level for Staff Accountant
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
up arrow 13%
up arrow 12%
up arrow 12%
up arrow 8%
up arrow 7%
up arrow 7%
up arrow 5%
up arrow 5%
up arrow 3%
National Average
$44,000
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Staff Accountant Salaries

National Average
$44,000

Skills That Affect Staff Accountant Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%
Tax Preparation
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
0%
National Average
$44,000
Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%
Quickbooks
up arrow 3%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
Highly satisfied Image
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 5750 votes.
Gender
Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 17%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -