How much does an Accountant make in Birmingham, AL?

17 salaries reported, updated at May 6, 2021
$48,748
per year

The average salary for a accountant is $48,748 per year in Birmingham, AL.

10% lower
than national average

Most common benefits

  • Food provided
  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Disability insurance
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+64.36%
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Most common benefits for Accountants

  • Food provided
  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • 401(k) matching
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 2,144 ratings

55% of Accountants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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What kind of accountants get paid the most?

Accountants that are paid most are:

  • Chief financial officer
  • Controller
  • Accounting director
  • Finance manager
  • Senior accountant
  • Tax accountant
  • Accounts payable specialist
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