Average Senior Accountant Salary

$600,000
Avg. Salary
$20,000
Bonus
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The average salary for a Senior Accountant is $600,000.
25%
$268k
25%
$600k
50%
$860k
75%
75%
MEDIAN $600,000
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Salary
$268k - $860k
Bonus
$0 - $20k
Total Pay
$292k - $860k

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Job Description for Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant Tasks
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Investigate budget and variance issues.
  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports and prepare budget forecasts.
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.

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Popular Skills for Senior Accountant

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, General Ledger Accounting and Financial Reporting.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

An early career Senior Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $268,000 based on 4 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $696,343 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $680,000 based on 2 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 13 survey responses.
Early Career
30.8%
Mid Career
53.8%
Experienced
15.4%

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