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Principal Accountant Salaries

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46,056 SalariesUpdated Oct 4, 2017
Average Base Pay
$77,492/yr
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$57K
Low
$77K
Average
$102K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$3,919
Range$1,051 - $12,638
How much does a Principal Accountant make?

The national average salary for a Principal Accountant is $77,492 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Accountant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 46,056 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Accountant employees.

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      El Paso
      $101,518/yr
      Range: $84K - $122K
      4 salaries
      $101,518
      $84K$122K
      University of Minnesota
      $50,012/yr
      Range: $40K - $59K
      3 salaries
      $50,012
      $40K$59K
      Bristol-Myers Squibb
      $91,717/yr
      Range: $88K - $94K
      3 salaries
      $91,717
      $88K$94K
      Statoil
      $108,667/yr
      Range: $95K - $125K
      3 salaries
      $108,667
      $95K$125K
      Capital One
      $77,363/yr
      Range: $72K - $81K
      2 salaries
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      $72K - $81K
      $72K$81K
      Symantec
      $91,182/yr
      Range: $75K - $108K
      2 salaries
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      $75K - $108K
      $75K$108K
      Coca-Cola Company
      $81,581/yr
      Range: $71K - $93K
      2 salaries
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      $71K - $93K
      $71K$93K

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      BMC Software
      $84,389/yr
      Range: $72K - $94K
      2 salaries
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      $72K - $94K
      $72K$94K
      AspenTech
      $88,464/yr
      Range: $82K - $94K
      2 salaries
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      $82K - $94K
      $82K$94K
      City of Seattle
      $82,145/yr
      Range: $77K - $88K
      2 salaries
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      $77K - $88K
      $77K$88K
      Lowe's
      $70,544/yr
      Range: $68K - $73K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $68K - $73K
      $68K$73K
      Raytheon
      $81,283/yr
      Range: $78K - $85K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $78K - $85K
      $78K$85K
      CSC
      $76,414/yr
      Range: $74K - $79K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $74K - $79K
      $74K$79K
      Merck
      $82,507/yr
      Range: $79K - $86K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $79K - $86K
      $79K$86K
      UC San Francisco
      $92,112/yr
      Range: $89K - $96K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $89K - $96K
      $89K$96K
      Halliburton
      $90,029/yr
      Range: $86K - $94K
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      $86K - $94K
      $86K$94K
      Rockwell Collins
      $73,231/yr
      Range: $70K - $75K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $70K - $75K
      $70K$75K
      Boston Scientific
      $125,871/yr
      Range: $121K - $132K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $121K - $132K
      $121K$132K
      Orbital ATK
      $76,652/yr
      Range: $73K - $80K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $73K - $80K
      $73K$80K
      Cadence Design Systems
      $89,367/yr
      Range: $85K - $93K
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      $85K - $93K
      $85K$93K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $94,780
      per year
      A Principal Accountant in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $94,780 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Government
      $90,000
      per year
      A Principal Accountant in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $90,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Hospital
      $88,534
      per year
      A Principal Accountant in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $88,534 per year
      Additional Pay
      $8k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Atlanta, GA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
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