Average Accountant Salary in Seattle, Washington

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The average salary for an Accountant in Seattle, Washington is $56,195.
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$45k - $77k
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$1k - $48k
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$42k - $77k

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Job Description for Accountant

Popular Employer Salaries for Accountant

The top respondents for the job title Accountant are from the companies Weyerhaeuser Company, Starbucks Corporation and Amazon.com Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $73,333. Weyerhaeuser Company pays the lowest at around $50,868.

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Popular Skills for Accountant

Skills in General Ledger Accounting, Financial Reporting and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.

Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

An entry-level Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,441 based on 29 salaries. An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,390 based on 150 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,064 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,997 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,244.
Employees with Accountant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 2.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (1.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.9% less), Dallas, Texas (6.6% less) and Denver, Colorado (6.0% less).

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