Average Mid-Career Financial Accountant Salary

$56,940
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,750
Bonus
$2,928
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Financial Accountant is $56,940.
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$45k
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$57k
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$77k
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MEDIAN $56,940
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United States (change)
Salary
$45k - $77k
Bonus
$102 - $11k
Profit Sharing
$600 - $11k
Total Pay
$42k - $81k

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Job Description for Financial Accountant

Career Paths

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Financial Accountant
Financial Controller
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Financial Accountant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Accountant

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 $47,960 based on 67 salaries. An early career Financial Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,781 based on 402 salaries. An experienced Financial Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,668 based on 194 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,918.
Employees with Financial Accountant in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 28.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (25.2% more) and Denver, Colorado (24.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (18.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 799 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.4%
Early Career
50.3%
Experienced
24.3%
Late Career
17.0%

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