Average Financial Accountant Salary

$55,255
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$2,989
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$1,989
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The average salary for a Financial Accountant is $55,255.
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$41k
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$55k
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$77k
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What Do Financial Accountants Do?

Job Satisfaction for Financial Accountant

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Popular Employer Salaries for Financial Accountant

The top respondents for the job title Financial Accountant are from the companies Glencore Ltd., Texas A&M University and Touro Infirmary. Reported salaries are highest at Touro Infirmary where the average pay is $50,495. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Glencore Ltd., earning around $49,579. Texas A&M University pays the lowest at around $40,756. Diamond Foods, Inc also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $44,900.

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What Are Popular Skills for Financial Accountants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Financial Accountants?

An entry-level Financial Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $47,877 based on 53 salaries. An early career Financial Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,216 based on 343 salaries. A mid-career Financial Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,448 based on 191 salaries. An experienced Financial Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,246 based on 172 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,682.
Employees with Financial Accountant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 24.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (14.9% more) and Houston, Texas (10.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (9.9% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 864 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.1%
Early Career
39.7%
Mid Career
22.1%
Experienced
19.9%
Late Career
12.2%

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