Average Early-Career Financial Accountant Salary

$51,781
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,250
Bonus
$2,035
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The average salary for an Early-Career Financial Accountant is $51,781.
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$39k
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$52k
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$70k
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MEDIAN $51,781
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Salary
$39k - $70k
Bonus
$294 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$103 - $34k
Total Pay
$35k - $71k

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Job Description for Financial Accountant

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Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Financial Accountant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Financial Accountant
Senior Accountant
Financial Controller
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Financial Accountant

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.

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. A mid-career Financial Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,940 based on 227 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 New York, New York earn an average of 28.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (25.0% more) and Houston, Texas (11.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Omaha, Nebraska (10.8% less), Columbus, Ohio (5.9% less) and Portland, Oregon (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 624 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.7%
Mid Career
36.4%
Experienced
31.1%
Late Career
21.8%

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