Mid-Career Project Accountant Salary

Mid-Career Project Accountants take home approximately $59K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Project Accountants approaches anywhere from $44K on the lower end to $76K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $7K from bonuses and upwards of $3K from profit sharing. Female Mid-Career Project Accountants make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. Work is enjoyable for Mid-Career Project Accountants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$44,870 - $78,043
$45K
$59K
$78K
MEDIAN: $58,522
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$19.65 - $30.10
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MEDIAN: $24.73
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$0$78K
Salary $44,870 - $78,043
Bonus $494.05 - $6,929
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $3,551
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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$44,382 - $75,877
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 213
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $19.65 - $30.10
Overtime $1.53 - $45.30
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $494.05 - $6,929
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $3,551
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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$44,382 - $75,877
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,906

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

Mid-Career Project Accountants will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 30 percent. Mid-Career Project Accountants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+28 percent), Houston (+3 percent), Atlanta (+2 percent), and Seattle (+2 percent). Falling short of the national average by 14 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Portland. Chicago and Denver are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 9 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Project Accountant

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
5-9 years
72%
10-19 years
28%
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Skills That Affect Project Accountant Salaries

General Ledger Accounting
▲6%


Budget Management
▲3%


Financial Analysis
▲2%

Project Management
▲2%


National Average
$58,000

▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Payroll Administration
▼1%


Project Coordinating
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 9%
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