$55,201
Avg. Salary
$21.22
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,959

Bonus

$2,675

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Corporate Accountant is $21.22 per hour.

The average pay for a Corporate Accountant is $55,201 per year.

10%
$16.08
10%
$21.22
50%
$33.05
90%
90%
MEDIAN $21.22
10%
$43k
10%
$55k
50%
$74k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $55,201
$43,096 - $74,076
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$74K
MEDIAN: $55,201
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$16.08 - $33.05
$16
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MEDIAN: $21.22
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$0$76K
Salary $43,096 - $74,076
Bonus $409 - $7,678
Profit Sharing $516 - $8,498
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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$42,030 - $76,823
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 489
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $16.08 - $33.05
Overtime $25.16 - $38.18
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $409 - $7,678
Profit Sharing $516 - $8,498
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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$42,030 - $76,823
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 77

Job Description for Corporate Accountant

Much of corporate accountants’ work deals with ensuring that businesses stay within their own financial policies, as well as applicable regulations and tax laws. The information that corporate accountants generate is passed to executive-level staff, who then use it to make decisions about the business of the company.

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Corporate Accountant Tasks
  • Oversee all regional or departmental company finance and accounting activities.
  • Ensure accuracy of financial reporting and adherence to local and federal regulations, including Sarbanes Oxley specifications.
  • Consolidate and analyze cross-­company financial data.
  • Prepare company accounts for auditing.
  • Maintain corporate financial records and regularly prepare accounting reports and journal entries.

Common Career Paths for Corporate Accountant


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Corporate Accountant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Corporate Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Corporate Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 156 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Corporate Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Corporate Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 66 salaries. A Corporate Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 32 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

48%

National Average: $55,626

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Corporate Accountant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Corporate Accountant?

Corporate Accountant in Charleston:
"Greystar."
Pros: Very cyclical so you know when you'll be busy and have some down time. Management is easy to talk to and ask questions.
Cons: Hard to get answers from people outside your office. Delegating work to other people.

Corporate Accountant in Washington:
Pros: Public transportation, expensive.
Cons: Long commute.

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Key Stats for Corporate Accountant

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 130 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Corporate Accountant Salaries

▲16%

▲7%

▲6%

National Average
$56,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Corporate Accountant Salaries

Month-End Close
▲17%

Fixed Asset Accounting
▲12%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
▲6%

Microsoft Excel
▲3%

National Average
$56,000



Payroll Administration
▼3%


Accounts Payable
▼7%

Accounting
▼8%

Reconciliation
▼11%

Accounts Receivable
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 130 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 14%