Average Senior Accountant with Tax Preparation Skills Salary

$63,476
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,995
Bonus
$1,017
Commission
$1,993
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Accountant with Tax Preparation skills is $63,476.
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$50k
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$63k
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$81k
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Salary
$50k - $81k
Bonus
$504 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$308 - $4k
Commission
$0 - $25k
Total Pay
$50k - $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.
The top respondents for the job title Senior Accountant are from the companies CliftonLarsonAllen, Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC and Wipfli, Llp. Reported salaries are highest at CliftonLarsonAllen where the average pay is $70,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Rubino & mcgeehin and PricewaterhouseCoopers, earning around $69,619 and $64,500, respectively. Wegner Llp pays the lowest at around $56,222. Barraclough & Associates and Wipfli, Llp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $57,000 and $58,264, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Senior Accountant

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

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 $60,684 based on 406 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,113 based on 475 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,777 based on 259 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,175.
Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 20.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (14.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (13.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,279 survey responses.
Early Career
31.7%
Mid Career
37.1%
Experienced
20.3%
Late Career
10.9%