Average Early-Career Entry-level Staff Accountant Salary

$43,399
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,487
Bonus
$1,100
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Entry-level Staff Accountant is $43,399.
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$34k
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$43k
90%
$56k
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$34k - $56k
Bonus
$208 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$2 - $7k
Total Pay
$29k - $54k
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Job Description for Entry-level Staff Accountant

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.

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Popular Skills for Entry-level Staff Accountant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Entry-level Staff Accountant

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 $43,996 based on 392 salaries. A mid-career Entry-level Staff Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,661 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 Los Angeles, California earn an average of 19.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (14.1% more) and San Francisco, California (8.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 494 survey responses.
Entry Level
79.4%
Mid Career
11.9%
Experienced
7.3%
Late Career
1.4%

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