The average salary for a Late-Career Staff Accountant is $53,763.
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Job Description for Staff Accountant
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
Staff Accountant Tasks
- 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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Staff Accountant
The top respondents for the job title Staff Accountant are from the companies Dynalectric Company, Robert Half International Inc. and Robert Half International Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Dynalectric Company where the average pay is $68,200. Robert Half International Inc. pays the lowest at around $51,200.
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Popular Skills for Staff Accountant
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in General Ledger Accounting and Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Receivable, Microsoft Excel and Accounts Payable.
Pay by Experience Level for Staff Accountant
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 $46,627 based on 1,975 salaries. An early career Staff Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,601 based on 13,251 salaries. A mid-career Staff Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,251 based on 4,091 salaries. An experienced Staff Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,660 based on 2,854 salaries.
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Employees with Staff Accountant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 14.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (9.1% more) and New York, New York (8.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (5.5% less).
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