Average Entry-level Staff Accountant Salary

$44,386
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$1,950
Bonus
$983
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The average salary for an Entry-level Staff Accountant is $44,386.
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$35k
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$44k
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$58k
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What Do Entry-level Staff Accountants Do?

Entry-level Staff Accountant Tasks
  • Prepare financial reports for staff accountants or accounting managers to analyze and use for decision making.
  • Assist with the preparation and development of key financial reports.
  • Work with other financial and organizational staff to assure compliance with internal and external accounting practices.

Job Satisfaction for Entry-level Staff Accountant

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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-level Staff Accountant

The top respondents for the job title Entry-level Staff Accountant are from the companies EY (Ernst & Young), Moss Adams LLP and Plante & Moran, Pllc. Reported salaries are highest at EY (Ernst & Young) where the average pay is $58,034. Moss Adams LLP pays the lowest at around $52,903.

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What Are Popular Skills for Entry-level Staff Accountants?

Skills in Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Bookkeeping, Accounts Receivable, Microsoft Office and Accounts Payable.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Entry-level Staff Accountants?

An entry-level Entry-level Staff Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,230 based on 351 salaries. An early career Entry-level Staff Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,750 based on 461 salaries. A mid-career Entry-level Staff Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,880 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Entry-level Staff Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,212 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $43,977.
Employees with Entry-level Staff Accountant in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 17.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (12.8% more) and New York, New York (9.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 914 survey responses.
Entry Level
38.4%
Early Career
50.4%
Mid Career
6.5%
Experienced
3.9%
Late Career
0.8%

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