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Average Senior Staff Accountant Salary

$62,257
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,997
Bonus
$1,700
Commission
$1,753
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Staff Accountant is $62,257.
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$50k
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$62k
90%
$78k
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$50k - $78k
Bonus
$969 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$679 - $5k
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$160 - $2k
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$50k - $80k
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What Do Senior Staff Accountants Do?

Senior Staff Accountant Tasks
  • Lead month end reporting and analysis of fixed costs and balance sheet analysis.
  • Create and file tax documents, and implement processes to ensure financial integrity.
  • Assist with annual and quarterly budgets, forecasts, and reports, including profits/losses by business unit.
  • Track data and compile internal reports on assets, liabilities, and expenses.

Job Satisfaction for Senior Staff Accountant

3.9 out of 5
(308)
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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Staff Accountant

The top respondents for the job title Senior Staff Accountant are from the companies Simon Property Group, Inc., Anstiss & Co., P.C. and Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Simon Property Group, Inc. where the average pay is $64,951. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc., earning around $64,553. Anstiss & Co., P.C. pays the lowest at around $49,500. Skoda Minotti also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $57,346.

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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Staff Accountants?

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.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Staff Accountants?

An entry-level Senior Staff Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $54,889 based on 12 salaries. An early career Senior Staff Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,509 based on 512 salaries. A mid-career Senior Staff Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,041 based on 455 salaries. An experienced Senior Staff Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,069 based on 439 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,645.
Employees with Senior Staff Accountant in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 11.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.1% more) and Seattle, Washington (7.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (2.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,655 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.7%
Early Career
30.9%
Mid Career
27.5%
Experienced
26.5%
Late Career
14.3%

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