Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Staff Accountant make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$96,130 / yrTotal Pay
$57,492 / yrBase Pay
$38,638 / yrAdditional Pay

$96,130

 / yr
$49K$454K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Staff Accountant is $96,130 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $57,492 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 $38,638 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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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.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Staff II

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$78,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Staff Accountant

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$53,000

/yr

$50K | $3K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Staff Accountant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$36,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Staff Accountant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$46,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Staff Accountant

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$55,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Staff Accountant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$51,200

/yr

$50K | $1K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Staff Accountant

United States of America

 | <1 year

$46,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Staff Accountant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$52,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Staff Accountant pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Staff Accountant is $57,492 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Staff Accountant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 32325 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Staff Accountant employees.

The highest salary for a Staff Accountant in United States is $73,364 per year.

The lowest salary for a Staff Accountant in United States is $45,053 per year.

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

Additional Resources

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