Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Senior Accountant is $74,497
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountants?
An early career Senior Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $72,262 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,703 based on 21 salaries.
What Do Senior Accountants Do?
Senior accountants are the lead "numbers" people in any company with an accounting division. They are responsible for keeping a company financially organized. They must be talented in mathematics and organized so as not to miss any financial information. Even missing one number in the thousands of numbers they see every year can completely change the standing and decisions of their company executives. So, it is imperative that they be accurate. Senior accountants also will often manage …Read more