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How much does a Accountant make?

Updated Aug 3, 2021

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$59,019 /yr
Average Base Pay

25,149 salaries

$40K

Low

$59K

Average

$86K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Accountant is $59,019 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Accountant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 25149 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Accountant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Accountant$59,019 /yr
L3
Senior Accountant$76,719 /yr
L4
Adjunct Accountant$60,250 /yr
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Accounting Clerk

$38,602

per year

Entry Level Accountant

$46,602

per year

Junior Accountant

$48,420

per year

Staff Accountant

$55,981

per year

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Hotta Liesenberg Saito
3.2

Hotta Liesenberg Saito

Accountant

$57,234

 /yr
Range: $51K - $78K
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$51K

$78K

$51,235 - $77,987 Range

PwC
3.9

PwC

Accountant

$65,122

 /yr
Range: $36K - $151K

$36K

$151K

$36,213 - $151,233 Range

EY
3.9

EY

Accountant

$65,000

 /yr
Range: $30K - $121K

$30K

$121K

$30,000 - $120,909 Range

TravelCenters of America
3

TravelCenters of America

Accountant

$49,569

 /yr
Range: $44K - $58K

$44K

$58K

$44,414 - $58,394 Range

Deloitte
3.9

Deloitte

Accountant

$65,951

 /yr
Range: $30K - $110K

$30K

$110K

$30,000 - $110,000 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Accountant

$50,478

 /yr
Range: $27K - $79K

$27K

$79K

$27,461 - $78,837 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Accountant

$124,326

 /yr
Range: $40K - $168K

$40K

$168K

$39,944 - $167,570 Range

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Robert Half
3.8

Robert Half

Accountant

$52,960

 /yr
Range: $30K - $89K

$30K

$89K

$29,939 - $88,723 Range

KPMG
3.9

KPMG

Accountant

$65,951

 /yr
Range: $30K - $165K

$30K

$165K

$30,000 - $164,877 Range

EC Ortiz & Co., LLP

Accountant

$54,780

 /yr
Range: $55K - $58K

$55K

$58K

$54,780 - $58,104 Range

Safeguard Business Systems
3.1

Safeguard Business Systems

Accountant

$59,102

 /yr
Range: $31K - $125K

$31K

$125K

$30,904 - $125,331 Range

CBRE
3.9

CBRE

Accountant

$52,449

 /yr
Range: $41K - $64K

$41K

$64K

$41,172 - $63,676 Range

CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen)
3.8

CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen)

Accountant

$60,059

 /yr
Range: $43K - $90K

$43K

$90K

$43,231 - $90,000 Range

Chugh, LLP
4.1

Chugh, LLP

Accountant

$55,186

 /yr
Range: $36K - $70K

$36K

$70K

$36,000 - $70,399 Range

Defense Finance and Accounting Service
4

Defense Finance and Accounting Service

Accountant

$70,379

 /yr
Range: $44K - $100K

$44K

$100K

$43,710 - $100,000 Range

GE
3.9

GE

Accountant

$65,981

 /yr
Range: $56K - $137K

$56K

$137K

$55,762 - $137,397 Range

Wells Fargo
3.6

Wells Fargo

Accountant

$59,776

 /yr
Range: $38K - $118K

$38K

$118K

$37,800 - $117,693 Range

Bhatia & Co
2.1

Bhatia & Co

Accountant

$62,261

 /yr
Range: $59K - $63K

$59K

$63K

$58,513 - $62,561 Range

Koch Industries
3.8

Koch Industries

Accountant

$60,576

 /yr
Range: $48K - $70K

$48K

$70K

$48,474 - $70,428 Range

Choi Kim & Park
3.3

Choi Kim & Park

Accountant

$54,372

 /yr
Range: $47K - $66K

$47K

$66K

$46,769 - $66,321 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Accountant salaries

The national average salary for an Accountant is $59,019 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Accountant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 25149 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Accountant employees.

The highest salary for an Accountant in United States is $86,280 per year.

The lowest salary for an Accountant in United States is $40,371 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent accountant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$45,000
per year
An Accounting Clerk in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
An Accountant in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$85,000
per year
An Accountant in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$70,000
per year
An Accountant in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$52,000
per year
An Accounting Clerk in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $52,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$75,000
per year
An Accountant in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$85,000
per year
An Accountant in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$65,000
per year
An Accountant in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$65,000
per year
An Accountant in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public