Staff Accountant Salary in the US

$53,544
per year
per month
$4,460
per month
per year
Bonus
$1,720/year
Bonus
$140/month

Staff Accountant - Average Salary

The average salary for a Staff Accountant is $53,544 per year ($4,460 per month), which is $54 (+0.1%) higher than the average salary in the US.
A Staff Accountant can expect an average starting salary of $41,700. The highest salaries can exceed $67,314.
$41,700
Low
$53,544
Average salary
$67,314
High
$3,480
Low
$4,460
Average salary
$5,610
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$200
$35,900
$72,064
Salary$41,700 - 67,314
Bonus$200 - 4,750
Total Pay$41,900 - 72,064
$20
$3,000
$6,010
Salary$3,480 - 5,610
Bonus$20 - 400
Total Pay$3,500 - 6,010

Staff Accountant Salary Range

Low
$41,700
Average salary
$53,544
Senior
$59,660
High
$67,314
Low
$3,480
Average salary
$4,460
Senior
$4,970
High
$5,610
Among Staff Accountants in the US, Jr Staff Accountants tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced Sr Staff Accountants and Staff Accountants working at one of the top accounting firms like Deloitte, KPMG or PwC enjoy the highest salaries.

Staff Accountant - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Staff Accountant$59K/year
+11% 
Deloitte Staff Accountant$58K/year
+8% 
PwC Staff Accountant$57K/year
+7% 
KPMG Staff Accountant$56K/year
+4% 
Enterprise Staff Accountant$44K/year
 -17%
Junior Staff Accountant$43K/year
 -19%

Staff Accountant - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Staff Accountant with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $43,000 per year. A mid career Staff Accountant with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $51,000, while a Senior Staff Accountant with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $59,000. Staff Accountants with more than 20 years of experience earn $64,000 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Staff Accountant

Late Career▲ +20%
Senior▲ +10%
Average Salary$53,544/year
Mid Career▼ -5%
Entry Level▼ -20%

Gender Breakdown

Female
67%
Male
33%

Staff Accountant - Jobs by Location

Staff Accountant - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Staff Accountant jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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