$159,719
Avg. Salary
$75.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$20,467

Bonus

$19,727

Profit Sharing

$15,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Partner - Accounting Firm is $75.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Partner - Accounting Firm is $159,719 per year.

10%
$37.54
10%
$75.00
50%
$152.50
90%
90%
MEDIAN $75.00
10%
$87k
10%
$160k
50%
$332k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $159,719
$86,907 - $331,609
$87K
$160K
$330K
MEDIAN: $159,719
10%
50%
90%

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$37.54 - $153
$75
MEDIAN: $75.00
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$0$372K
Salary $86,907 - $331,609
Bonus $2,891 - $85,685
Profit Sharing $2,043 - $99,778
Commission $15,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$92,880 - $372,120
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 457
Hourly Data $0$152
Hourly Rate $75.00
Overtime $40.38
Annual Data $0$372K
Bonus $2,891 - $85,685
Commission $15,000
Profit Sharing $2,043 - $99,778
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$92,880 - $372,120
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Partner - Accounting Firm

Typically, there are two types of accounting firm partners: equity partners and salaried partners. Equity partners are the highest-level individuals in the business, as they have usually put forth some of their own money to support the business. Salaried partners are those who have not invested directly in the business financially, but who are eligible for profit-sharing. Depending on the firm, a prospective partner may be asked to buy in before joining.

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Partner - Accounting Firm Tasks
  • Act as the highest executive of the accounting firm to direct and determine the final decision on all its projects and activities.
  • Establish the firm's policies and procedures, and make sure these practices are carried out in all of the firm's offices.
  • Manage the accounting firm's staff, select managers, and evaluate manager's performances.
  • Responsible for the financial well-being of the firm and ensure that the offices bring in a profit.
  • Oversee the operation of regional offices, coordinate their activities, and monitor their performance.

Partner - Accounting Firm Pay By Employer

$0$550K

$491,318

Common Career Paths for Partner - Accounting Firm


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Although it's unusual, some Accounting Firm Partners transition into jobs as Managing Partner, Accounting Firms. The latter group reports earning a slightly lower median of $201K per year, though. Accounting Firm Partners most often move into positions as Certified Public Accountants or Chief Financial Officers. Certified Public Accountants actually earn $121K less on average, however, and Chief Financial Officers earn $58K less per year than Accounting Firm Partners do.

Partner - Accounting Firm Job Listings

Popular Skills for Partner - Accounting Firm


Survey takers who work as Accounting Firm Partners typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, facility with Tax Consulting and Auditing are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 40 percent and 4 percent, respectively. Those listing Tax Preparation as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Tax Compliance and Accounting also typically command lower compensation. Those proficient in Accounting are, more often than not, also skilled in Tax Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Partner - Accounting Firm

Pay by Experience for a Partner - Accounting Firm has a positive trend. An entry-level Partner - Accounting Firm with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Partner - Accounting Firm with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $137,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Partner - Accounting Firm which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $173,000 based on 150 salaries. A Partner - Accounting Firm with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $193,000 based on 133 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

54%

26%

National Average: $178,662

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Accounting Firm Partners, working in the bustling city of Miami has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Accounting Firm Partners will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+63 percent), San Francisco (+55 percent), New York (+52 percent), and Indianapolis (+44 percent).

Partner - Accounting Firm Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Partner - Accounting Firm?

Partner - Accounting Firm in Tewksbury:
"Long term pay."
Be careful - market pay is not going to happen.

Partner - Accounting Firm in New York:
Business development is top priority.

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Key Stats for Partner - Accounting Firm

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
47%

Experience Affects Partner - Accounting Firm Salaries

▲8%

National Average
$179,000

▼3%

Mid-Career
▼23%

Entry-Level
▼45%

Skills That Affect Partner - Accounting Firm Salaries

Tax Consulting
▲42%

▲5%

National Average
$179,000

▼7%

Tax Compliance
▼19%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 25%