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Senior accountant salary in United States

How much does a Senior Accountant make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $80,484
Low $61,574
High $105,203
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a senior accountant is $80,484 per year in the United States. 23.6k salaries reported, updated at September 19, 2023

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Top companies for Senior Accountants in United States

  1. Tatum
    15 reviews308 salaries reported
    $94,510per year
  2. $86,820per year
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Highest paying cities for Senior Accountants near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $88,773 per year
    777 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $87,980 per year
    205 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $86,978 per year
    408 salaries reported
  1. Irving, TX
    $86,273 per year
    94 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $83,804 per year
    372 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $83,194 per year
    444 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $81,945 per year
    324 salaries reported
  2. Philadelphia, PA
    $79,918 per year
    183 salaries reported
  3. Nashville, TN
    $76,083 per year
    118 salaries reported
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Where can a Senior Accountant earn more?

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Most common benefits for Senior 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
  • On-site gym
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • 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 654 ratings

64% of Senior Accountants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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Average $62,092 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Senior Accountant

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