Accounting Consultant

Accounting Consultant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$70,000
$50,000
Min 10%
$70,000
Median 50%
$98,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Marathon Petroleum
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.5 years
How much does an accounting consultant make?
The national average salary for an Accounting Consultant in the U.S. is $70,995 annually or $34.13 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $98,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $50,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Accounting Consultants are Professional companies and Internet companies. Some of the states with the best Accounting Consultant salaries are Alaska, District of Columbia, Texas, New York, and Illinois. The typical tenure for an Accounting Consultant is 2.5 years.

Average Accounting Consultant Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Accounting Consultant in the United States is $70,995 per year or $34.13 per hour. Working in San Francisco, CA as an Accounting Consultant will pay you the highest wages at around $86,646 per year. The average entry-level salary in San Francisco, CA is $53,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Accounting Consultant salaries are Alaska, District of Columbia, Texas, New York, and Illinois. Florida, Wyoming, New Mexico, Montana, and Utah have the lowest reported salaries for Accounting Consultants.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$86,646
2
Washington, DC
$81,340
3
Dallas, TX
$76,651
4
New York, NY
$74,972
5
Addison, IL
$71,475

Average Accounting Consultant Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries an Accounting Consultant makes. The most abundant employment opportunities for Accounting Consultants are in Professional companies and Internet companies. Marathon Petroleum and NTT Data International are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Verizon and Northern Trust report highly competitive salaries for Accounting Consultants.

Average Accounting Consultant Pay By Industry

The type of industry that an Accounting Consultant works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Technology companies, Media companies, and Professional companies pay their Accounting Consultants well. Technology companies pay their Accounting Consultants the highest wages, averaging $73,790 per year. Media companies and Professional companies pay well too, at $73,345 and $72,541, respectively. The types of companies that pay Accounting Consultants the least are in the Insurance industry, where the average annual salary is $68,373.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Technology
$73,790
2
Media
$73,345
3
Professional
$72,541
4
Manufacturing
$72,221
5
Finance
$71,899

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Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$63,900
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