How much does a Lead Accountant make?

Updated Jan 18, 2022

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$87,247 /yr
Average Base Pay

214 salaries

$62K

Low

$87K

Average

$123K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Lead Accountant make? The national average salary for a Lead Accountant is $87,247 in United States. Filter by location to see Lead Accountant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 214 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lead Accountant employees.

Seniority Levels

L4
Lead Accountant$87,247 /yr
L5
Principal Accountant$94,513 /yr
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GE
4

GE

Lead Accountant

$84,613

 /yr
Range: $78K - $101K
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$78K

$101K

$78,131 - $100,960 Range

AT&T
3.7

AT&T

Lead Accountant

$103,059

 /yr
Range: $77K - $130K

$77K

$130K

$76,827 - $129,693 Range

Kforce
4

Kforce

Lead Accountant - Hourly

$68

 /hr
Range: $68 - $68

$68

$68

$68 - $68 Range

AOL
4.2

AOL

Lead Accountant

$102,346

 /yr
Range: $97K - $106K

$97K

$106K

$96,720 - $106,373 Range

KBR
3.8

KBR

Lead Accountant

$99,016

 /yr
Range: $81K - $109K

$81K

$109K

$80,945 - $108,688 Range

Halliburton
3.6

Halliburton

Lead Accountant

$97,468

 /yr
Range: $85K - $104K

$85K

$104K

$84,799 - $104,470 Range

Salesforce
4.4

Salesforce

Lead Accountant

$117,494

 /yr
Range: $101K - $123K

$101K

$123K

$100,781 - $123,228 Range

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Enterprise Products
4

Enterprise Products

Lead Accountant

$100,413

 /yr
Range: $96K - $129K

$96K

$129K

$96,473 - $129,281 Range

Intuit
4.5

Intuit

Lead Accountant

$122,521

 /yr
Range: $102K - $130K

$102K

$130K

$101,949 - $130,296 Range

Transamerica
3.1

Transamerica

Lead Accountant

$84,824

 /yr
Range: $82K - $99K

$82K

$99K

$82,099 - $99,361 Range

Liberty Mutual Insurance
3.8

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Lead Accountant

$109,076

 /yr
Range: $106K - $113K

$106K

$113K

$106,197 - $113,100 Range

Devon Energy
4

Devon Energy

Lead Accountant

$99,670

 /yr
Range: $68K - $103K

$68K

$103K

$68,416 - $103,198 Range

AmeriHealth Caritas
3.2

AmeriHealth Caritas

Lead Accountant

$100,491

 /yr
Range: $91K - $102K

$91K

$102K

$90,762 - $102,101 Range

Citrix
3.9

Citrix

Lead Accountant

$72,000

 /yr
Range: $68K - $79K

$68K

$79K

$68,000 - $79,384 Range

Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Lead Accountant

$69,589

 /yr
Range: $65K - $79K

$65K

$79K

$64,964 - $78,513 Range

GE Capital
4

GE Capital

Lead Accountant

$111,393

 /yr
Range: $104K - $132K

$104K

$132K

$104,477 - $131,540 Range

Assurant
3.6

Assurant

Lead Accountant

$94,317

 /yr
Range: $81K - $96K

$81K

$96K

$81,122 - $95,751 Range

General Cable
3.8

General Cable

Lead Accountant

$73,621

 /yr
Range: $67K - $83K

$67K

$83K

$66,944 - $83,324 Range

CBRE
3.9

CBRE

Lead Accountant

$70,652

 /yr
Range: $70K - $72K

$70K

$72K

$69,680 - $72,214 Range

Compass Group
3.5

Compass Group

Lead Accountant
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$56K -$73K

$56K

$73K

$56,285 - $72,719 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Lead Accountant salaries

The national average salary for a Lead Accountant is $87,247 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Lead Accountant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 214 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lead Accountant employees.

The highest salary for a Lead Accountant in United States is $123,180 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lead Accountant in United States is $61,796 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Lead Accountant or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Lead Accountant.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$81,000
per year
A Lead Accountant in the Albany, NY Area area reported making $81,000 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Albany, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$107,000
per year
A Lead Accountant in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $107,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A Lead Accountant in the Madison, WI Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Madison, WI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$72,000
per year
A Lead Accountant in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $72,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$102,929
per year
A Lead Accountant in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $102,929 per year
Additional Pay
$12k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$115,000
per year
A Lead Accountant in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $115,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$100,491
per year
A Lead Accountant in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $100,491 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$56,275
per year
A Lead Accountant in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $56,275 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$78,383
per year
A Lead Accountant in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $78,383 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$62,106
per year
A Lead Accountant in the Shawnee, OK Area area reported making $62,106 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Shawnee, OK Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Private Practice / Firm
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