Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $82K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Moss Adams LLP employees (52 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $60K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($76K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; San Jose, Calif. (about $69K), the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. ($67K), and Irvine, Calif. (around $65K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Portland, Ore. at $53K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to around $67K annually.
Senior Tax Accountants earn the highest median pay at $72K per year, followed by Senior Auditors (approximately $63K), Senior Accountants ($62K), and Tax Accountants (about $60K). On the lower end are Staff Accountants at $53K on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Lawyers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $105K annually. Certified Information Systems Auditors with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $89K per year. Moss Adams LLP compensates B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA)-holders the most at around $79K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $81K per year. Auditing also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly one in four of employees surveyed report using it at work. Three more common skills are Microsoft Excel, Tax Preparation, and Financial Reporting.
Benefits and Perks
Most workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Most survey participants receive health insurance, and a large number of workers get dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to free drinks, a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, and flexible hours.