Staff Accountants with Auditing skills earn around $49K annually on average , but employers pay the most in Washington, offering approximately $65K at the median. Staff Accountants with Auditing skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+26 percent), Chicago (+18 percent), Boston (+16 percent), and New York (+16 percent). The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,228 - $60,298
$39K
$49K
$60K
MEDIAN: $49,010
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$14.75 - $26.27
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$20
$26
MEDIAN: $19.91
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$39,228 - $60,298  
   
Bonus
$97.56 - $5,062  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,758  
Total Pay (?
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$36,936 - $61,247  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,276
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.75 - $26.27  
   
Overtime
$20.95 - $40.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$97.56 - $5,062  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,758  
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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$36,936 - $61,247  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 314

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EY (Ernst & Young), Myers and Stauffer, PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, LLP, and Moss Adams LLP are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Staff Accountants with Auditing skills. Those at Moss Adams LLP can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $56K.

Pay by Experience Level for Staff Accountant

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


For Staff Accountants with Auditing skills, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $48K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $49K. Staff Accountants with Auditing skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $51K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,577

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Key Stats for Staff Accountant

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 270 votes.
058
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Staff Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$49,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 270 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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