Staff Accountant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$51,000
$42,000
Min 10%
$51,000
Median 50%
$61,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Google
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a staff accountant make?
Staff Accountants in America make, on average, $51,137 a year or $24.59 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $61,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $42,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Staff Accountants are in Professional companies and Health Care companies. The best states for high paying Staff Accountant jobs are New York, New Jersey, California, Alaska, and Connecticut. Most Staff Accountants spend 3.0 years in the position.

Average Staff Accountant Salary By Location

Across America, Staff Accountants make on average $51,137 annually or $24.59 hourly. Washington, DC reports the highest Staff Accountant salaries at $62,804 per year. The Washington, DC average entry-level salary for Staff Accountants is $44,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Staff Accountant salaries are New York, New Jersey, California, Alaska, and Connecticut. North Dakota, Louisiana, and Nebraska have the lowest Staff Accountant salaries.

Map of Staff Accountant Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Staff Accountant Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Staff Accountant makes. Professional companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Staff Accountants. Staff Accountants at Google and Qualcomm report the highest salaries. Companies like Moody's and Salesforce also pay high salaries to their Staff Accountants.

Average Staff Accountant Pay By Industry

Staff Accountant salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Professional companies, Finance companies, and Hospitality companies pay higher-than-average wages for Staff Accountants. Professional companies pay their Staff Accountants the highest wages, averaging $52,891 per year. Finance companies and Hospitality companies pay well too, at $52,520 and $51,225, respectively. The types of companies that pay Staff Accountants the least are in the Retail industry, where the average annual salary is $49,672.
Industry
Average Salary
Professional
Professional
$52,891
$53k
Finance
Finance
$52,520
$53k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$51,225
$51k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$50,731
$51k
Health Care
Health Care
$50,146
$50k
Retail
Retail
$49,672
$50k

Staff Accountant Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Staff Accountant Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Staff Accountant can range from $31,760 to $88,745 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Staff Accountant Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Staff Accountant
04/29/2020
$45,000
Staff Accountant
04/27/2020
$45,000
Staff Accountant
04/24/2020
$45,914
Staff Accountant
04/23/2020
$60,293
Staff Accountant
04/20/2020
$39,653
Staff Accountant
04/20/2020
$50,338
Staff Accountant I
04/17/2020
$44,500
Grant Staff Accountant
04/16/2020
$52,175
Staff Accountant
04/16/2020
$37,796
Staff Accountant
04/15/2020
$38,000
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