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Staff Accountant Salary in Seattle

The average salary for a Staff Accountant in Seattle, Washington is $48,958 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$38,779 - $60,553
(Median)
$39K
$49K
$61K
MEDIAN: $48,958
10%
50%
90%

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$15.25 - $27.00
(Median)
$15
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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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.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$38,779 - $60,553  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,900  
Profit Sharing
$1,474 - $5,697  
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).
)
$36,277 - $61,683  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 199
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.
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.25 - $27.00  
   
Overtime
$23.30 - $40.42  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,900  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,474 - $5,697  
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).
)
$36,277 - $61,683  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Accountant in Seattle, Washington

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Staff Accountant in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%



National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Staff Accountant in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 5%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 5%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 4%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Auditing
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Payroll Administration
0%

National Average
$48,000

Quickbooks
up arrow 1%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 9%
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