STAFF ACCOUNTANT SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$52,000
$39,000
Min 10%
$52,000
Median 50%
$70,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Carnival Cruise Line
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Rhode Island
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a staff accountant make?
Staff Accountants in America make, on average, $52,542 a year or $25.26 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $70,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $39,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Staff Accountants are in Professional companies and Hospitality companies. The best states for high paying Staff Accountant jobs are Rhode Island, Alaska, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Jersey. Most Staff Accountants spend 3.0 years in the position.

Average Staff Accountant Salary By Company

There is good job security in Staff Accountant positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Staff Accountants are in Professional companies and Hospitality companies. Staff Accountants at Carnival Cruise Line and Centra Freight Svc Inc. report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like Piper Jaffray and RH Peterson Co. report highly competitive salaries for Staff Accountants.

Average Staff Accountant Salary By Location

As a Staff Accountant in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $52,542 per year or $25.26 per hour. San Francisco, CA reports the highest annual salary for Staff Accountants at 57,381. Even an entry-level Staff Accountant makes $40,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. The top 5 states with the highest reported Staff Accountant salaries are Rhode Island, Alaska, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Jersey. Louisiana, Georgia, Mississippi, Kentucky, and Tennessee have the lowest reported salaries for Staff Accountants.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$57,381
2
Boston, MA
$53,834
3
New York, NY
$53,501
4
Philadelphia, PA
$52,852
5
Seattle, WA
$52,596

Average Staff Accountant Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Staff Accountant works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Retail companies, Hospitality companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Staff Accountants. Retail companies pay Staff Accountants an average salary of $53,350, Hospitality companies pay $52,720, and Professional companys come in at $52,284. At $51,436, the average salary for Staff Accountants in the Health Care industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Retail
$53,350
2
Hospitality
$52,720
3
Professional
$52,284
4
Manufacturing
$51,537
5
Health Care
$51,436

RECENTLY ADDED Staff Accountant SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
The Encompass Group
Staff Accountant
10/31/2019
$60,000
Lemke, Chinen & Tanaka CPA, Inc.
Staff Accountant
Urban Honolulu, HI
10/31/2019
$46,000
Oksenholt Capital Inc.
Staff Accountant
10/31/2019
$50,000
Patrick Accounting
Staff Accountant
Memphis, TN
10/31/2019
$36,000
Tubiello-Harr & Associates, LLC
Staff Accountant
10/31/2019
$48,000
Methodist Health System
Staff Accountant
Dallas, TX
10/31/2019
$50,000
Accountemps
Staff Accountant
10/31/2019
$54,262
Accountemps
Staff Accountant
10/31/2019
$23,792
RemX Financial Staffing
Staff Accountant
10/31/2019
$60,000
Careerbuilder-Us
Staff Accountant
Gilbert, AZ
10/31/2019
$60,000
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