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Average Accounting Consultant Salary

$68,892
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,500
Bonus
$2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Accounting Consultant is $68,892.
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$51k
MEDIAN
$69k
90%
$105k
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What Do Accounting Consultants Do?

Accounting Consultant Tasks
  • Advise company management during budget preparation and decisions requiring financial analysis.
  • Help companies make sure their financial reporting methods meet regulatory requirements.

Job Satisfaction for Accounting Consultant

3.6 out of 5
(43)
Highly Satisfied
1Review
The top respondents for the job title Accounting Consultant are from the companies Robert Half International Inc., Deloitte and UnitedHealth Group. Reported salaries are highest at Deloitte & Touche LLP where the average pay is $91,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Robert Half Management Resources and UnitedHealth Group, earning around $80,000 and $70,850, respectively. Robert Half International Inc. pays the lowest at around $60,000. Humana, Inc. and Deloitte also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $63,871 and $67,563, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Accounting Consultants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Consultants?

An entry-level Accounting Consultant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,482 based on 19 salaries. An early career Accounting Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,359 based on 87 salaries. A mid-career Accounting Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,073 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Accounting Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,112 based on 52 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $69,639.
Employees with Accounting Consultant in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 12.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (12.5% more) and New York, New York (6.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (24.2% less), San Francisco, California (5.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 244 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.8%
Early Career
35.7%
Mid Career
17.2%
Experienced
21.3%
Late Career
18.0%

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