Average Staff Accountant with Tax Preparation Skills Salary

$48,952
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,570
Bonus
$305
Commission
$1,624
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Staff Accountant with Tax Preparation skills is $48,952.
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$38k
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MEDIAN $48,952
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Salary
$38k - $61k
Bonus
$311 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$483 - $4k
Commission
$51 - $13k
Total Pay
$36k - $62k

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Job Description for Staff Accountant

The top respondents for the job title Staff Accountant are from the companies EY (Ernst & Young), Moss Adams LLP and James Moore & Company. Reported salaries are highest at Withum Smith and Brown where the average pay is $60,741. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP and EY (Ernst & Young), earning around $59,050 and $58,099, respectively. Novogradac and Company Llp pays the lowest at around $48,684. Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC and Moss Adams LLP also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $49,288 and $51,852, respectively.

Career Paths

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Accounting Manager
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Popular Skills for Staff Accountant

Skills in General Ledger Accounting, Microsoft Excel and Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Receivable 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 $47,743 based on 346 salaries. An early career Staff Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,587 based on 2,281 salaries. A mid-career Staff Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,285 based on 519 salaries. An experienced Staff Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,977 based on 305 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $50,960.
Employees with Staff Accountant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 17.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (11.8% more) and Dallas, Texas (7.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,635 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.5%
Early Career
62.8%
Mid Career
14.3%
Experienced
8.4%
Late Career
5.1%

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