Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Project Accountant make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$67,676 / yrTotal Pay
$63,264 / yrBase Pay
$4,412 / yrAdditional Pay

$67,676

 / yr
$49K$94K
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The estimated total pay for a Project Accountant is $67,676 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $63,264 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $4,412 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

For Project Accountant

Some related job titles are Accounting Salaries with median pay of $55,034, Project Analyst Salaries with median pay of $73,286, Project Controller Salaries with median pay of $80,429, Cost Accountant Salaries with median pay of $72,816.

Top Paying Companies

For a Project Accountant in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Project Accountant in United States. Employers include Amec Foster Wheeler, Wood and Kimley-Horn.

1
Amec Foster Wheeler
Amec Foster Wheeler
$93,107/yr
2
Wood
$92,527/yr
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Deloitte
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Project ControllerSee 82 salaries from all locations

$94,352

 / yr

$85,932

 / yr

$76,213

 / yr

$81,722

 / yr

$80,155

 / yr

$81,074

 / yr

$85,114

 / yr

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$80,525

 / yr

$110,809

 / yr

$110,952

 / yr

$85,984

 / yr

$89,809

 / yr

$104,430

 / yr

$78,671

 / yr

$80,820

 / yr

$78,071

 / yr

$104,232

 / yr

$78,743

 / yr

$82,867

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What is the pay outlook for Finance & Accounting?

Jobs in finance and accounting are expected to see continued demand, with employment growth linked to the health of the broader economy. These jobs will continue to offer above average pay but usually require higher education or certification to enter the field. While automation will replace many common tasks, it is not expected to reduce the need for these employees; it will instead allow them to focus on core soft skills like advising clients and analyzing trends.

A Project accountant salary range in US can vary based on important factors such as education, skills, certifications, and years of experience. A Project accountant in US can expect to see an entry level salary range of $40,071 to $68,230 per year, based on 14 salary contributions. At the highest seniority level, an experienced Project accountant in US can make a salary range of $27 to $49 with at least 2 years of experience, based on 11 salary contributions. The top 3 companies in US where a Project accountant gets the highest compensation are Alteryx, LLC, Quick Quack Car Wash and Kforce Inc.. Bigger companies typically pay 35% more than smaller companies for a Project accountant.

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Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Project Accountant

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$75,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Project Accountant

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$95,000

/yr

$85K | $10K

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Project Accountant

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$50,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Project Accountant

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$10,029

/hr

$29 | $10K

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Project Accountant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$60,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Project Accountant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$85,000

/yr

$80K | $5K

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Project Accountant

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$82,500

/yr

$75K | $8K

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago

Project Accountant pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Project Accountant is $63,264 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Project Accountant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1914 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Project Accountant employees.

The highest salary for a Project Accountant in United States is $85,700 per year.

The lowest salary for a Project Accountant in United States is $46,702 per year.

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