Senior Accountant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$69,000
$53,000
Min 10%
$69,000
Median 50%
$89,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Baker McKenzie
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
3.9 years
How much does a senior accountant make?
The national average salary for a Senior Accountant in the United States is $69,572 per year or $33.45 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $53,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $89,000. Most Senior Accountant jobs are in Professional companies and Technology companies. New York, California, New Jersey, Alaska, and Connecticut have the highest paying Senior Accountant jobs. The typical employment for a Senior Accountant is 3.9 years.

Average Senior Accountant Salary By Location

As a Senior Accountant in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $69,572 per year or $33.45 per hour. The top city when it comes to Senior Accountant salaries is Washington, DC at $83,632 per year. The average entry-level salary in Washington, DC is $56,000. Some of the states with the best Senior Accountant salaries are New York, California, New Jersey, Alaska, Connecticut, Virginia, and West Virginia. On the other hand, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Mississippi, and Nebraska report the lowest wages for Senior Accountants.

Map of Senior Accountant Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Senior Accountants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Senior Accountant Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Senior Accountant makes. Professional companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Senior Accountants. Senior Accountants at Baker McKenzie and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton report the highest salaries. If you can find a job at a company like Microsoft or Waste-Away Group, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Senior Accountants.

Average Senior Accountant Pay By Industry

Senior Accountant salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Finance companies, Technology companies, and Health Care companies pay their Senior Accountants well. Salaries for Senior Accountants in Finance companies average $73,759 annually, while Technology companies and Health Care companies pay $69,814 and $69,517, respectively. At $66,103, the average salary for Senior Accountants in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Finance
Finance
$73,759
$74k
Technology
Technology
$69,814
$70k
Health Care
Health Care
$69,517
$70k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$69,383
$69k
Retail
Retail
$68,719
$69k
Insurance
Insurance
$68,457
$68k
Professional
Professional
$68,029
$68k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$66,103
$66k

Senior Accountant Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

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Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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