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Accountant salary in North Carolina

How much does an Accountant make in North Carolina?

Average base salary

as national average
Estimated take-home pay: $50,597 
Average $58,691
Low $40,828
High $84,369
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a accountant is $58,691 per year in North Carolina. 690 salaries reported, updated at December 2, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in North Carolina

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Accountants in North Carolina

  1. Tatum
    15 reviews13 salaries reported
    $72,646per year
  2. $69,797per year
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Highest paying cities for Accountants near North Carolina

  1. Garner, NC
    $78,017 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Salisbury, NC
    $64,285 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Charlotte, NC
    $63,971 per year
    161 salaries reported
  1. Raleigh, NC
    $60,965 per year
    89 salaries reported
  2. Statesville, NC
    $58,384 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Durham, NC
    $56,793 per year
    24 salaries reported
  1. Winston-Salem, NC
    $54,247 per year
    29 salaries reported
  2. Greensboro, NC
    $54,013 per year
    49 salaries reported
  3. Asheville, NC
    $53,892 per year
    24 salaries reported
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Where can an Accountant earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Accountants

Top certifications
Certified Internal Auditor
Top skills
Regulatory Reporting
Top licenses

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top CertificationsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
33 jobs56
5 jobs6
8 jobs8
3 jobs3
2 jobs2
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Most common benefits for Accountants

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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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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How much do similar professions get paid in North Carolina?

Financial Accountant

Job openings

Average $69,083 per year

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Common questions about salaries for an Accountant

How much do similar professions to accountants get paid?

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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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