Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Staff Accountant is $51,710
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Staff Accountants?
An entry-level Staff Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,366 based on 1,574 salaries. An early career Staff Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,132 based on 11,080 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Staff Accountants Do?
Staff accountants are responsible for a range of financial duties and practices, and computer skills are essential in this position to use advanced budgeting and auditing software programs, as well as type quickly and run various company reports. They are also responsible for maintaining a balanced budget and ensuring that all financial statements are prepared and audited carefully.
Staff accountants must ensure that all state and federal laws and regulations regarding financial practices are …Read more
- Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
- Maintain general ledger as needed.
- Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports.
- Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.