Average Senior Staff Accountant Salary

$60,979
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,902
Bonus
$2,000
Commission
$1,800
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Staff Accountant is $60,979.
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$48k
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$61k
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$77k
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MEDIAN $60,979
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Salary
$48k - $77k
Bonus
$517 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$304 - $6k
Commission
$930 - $3k
Total Pay
$48k - $79k

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Job Description for Senior Staff Accountant

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.

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.

Career Paths

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Senior Staff Accountant
Accounting Manager
Senior Accountant
Financial Controller
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Senior Staff 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 Staff Accountant

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 $53,989 based on 12 salaries. An early career Senior Staff Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,533 based on 575 salaries. A mid-career Senior Staff Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,150 based on 482 salaries. An experienced Senior Staff Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,497 based on 501 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,809.
Employees with Senior Staff Accountant in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 13.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (9.4% more) and San Diego, California (7.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,831 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.7%
Early Career
31.4%
Mid Career
26.3%
Experienced
27.4%
Late Career
14.3%

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