The average salary for a Staff Accountant in Boston, Massachusetts is $54,200.
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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
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Popular Skills for Staff Accountant
General Ledger Accounting
Skills in Microsoft Excel and Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and General Ledger Accounting.
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 $51,090 based on 35 salaries. An early career Staff Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,448 based on 211 salaries. A mid-career Staff Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,181 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Staff Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,198 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,680.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Staff Accountant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 1.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.1% less), Dallas, Texas (5.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (4.7% less).
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