Project Accountant

Project Accountant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$58,000
$42,000
Min 10%
$58,000
Median 50%
$80,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
McDermott International
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a project accountant make?
As a Project Accountant in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $58,793 per year or $28.27 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 38,000. The top 10 percent earn over $80,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $42,000 annually. Professional companies and Construction companies have the most job opportunities for Project Accountants. The top 5 states when it comes to Project Accountant salaries are District of Columbia, Alaska, New York, New Jersey, and Virginia. Most Project Accountants spend 3.0 years in the position.
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$54,076

Average Project Accountant Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Project Accountant in the USA is $58,793 annually or $28.27 hourly. Working in Washington, DC as a Project Accountant will pay you the highest wages at around $74,782 per year. Even as an entry-level Project Accountant, you will make $49,000 per year in Washington, DC. District of Columbia, Alaska, New York, New Jersey, and Virginia are the top 5 highest earning states for Project Accountants. Kentucky, North Dakota, and Idaho have the lowest Project Accountant salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Washington, DC
$74,782
2
San Francisco, CA
$73,450
3
New York, NY
$68,402
4
Alexandria, VA
$65,627
5
Seattle, WA
$61,231

Average Project Accountant Salary By Company

Project Accountant jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Project Accountants are Professional companies and Construction companies. McDermott International and IAP Worldwide Services are the highest paying companies. Companies like Conti and Ware Malcomb also pay high salaries to their Project Accountants.

Average Project Accountant Pay By Industry

Project Accountant salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Energy companies, Construction companies, and Professional companies tend to have the highest salaries for Project Accountants. Energy companies pay their Project Accountants the highest wages, averaging $64,945 per year. Construction companies and Professional companies pay well too, at $59,130 and $58,097, respectively. The average salary for Project Accountants in the Finance industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $56,703.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Energy
$64,945
2
Construction
$59,130
3
Professional
$58,097
4
Technology
$57,510
5
Finance
$56,703

Recently Added Project Accountant Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Bell and Associates, Inc.
Project Accountant
01/31/2020
$70,000
Kelly Services
Project Accountant
01/29/2020
$91,828
Robert Half
Project Accountant
01/28/2020
$60,000
Robert Half
Project Accountant
01/23/2020
$49,566
Robert Half
Project Accountant
01/22/2020
$55,000
Randstad
Project Accountant
01/21/2020
$65,000
Terra Staffing Group
Project Accountant
01/21/2020
$63,000
Robert Half
Project Accountant
01/18/2020
$75,000
Robert Half
Project Accountant
01/16/2020
$55,000
Robert Half
Project Accountant
01/16/2020
$65,000
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