Average Senior Accountant Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$66,894
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,750
Bonus
$1,548
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The average salary for a Senior Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia is $66,894.
10%
$53k
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$67k
90%
$79k
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$53k - $79k
Bonus
$954 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$649 - $2k
Total Pay
$53k - $85k
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Job Description for Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant Tasks
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Investigate budget and variance issues.
  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports and prepare budget forecasts.
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.

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Popular Skills for Senior Accountant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

An early career Senior Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,848 based on 122 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,217 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,763 based on 97 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $66,482.
Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 27.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.2% more) and Seattle, Washington (11.2% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 358 survey responses.
Early Career
34.1%
Mid Career
27.4%
Experienced
27.1%
Late Career
11.5%