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Senior Accountant salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$77,240
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a senior accountant is $77,240 per year in the United States. 15.1k salaries reported, updated at August 15, 2022.

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Top companies for Senior Accountants in United States

  1. Buckeye Partners
    3.3star
    79 reviews5 salaries reported
    $104,421per year
  2. $93,208per year
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Highest paying cities for Senior Accountants in United States

  1. New York, NY
    $85,809 per year
    267 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $85,175 per year
    203 salaries reported
  3. Washington, DC
    $85,149 per year
    121 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $84,011 per year
    284 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $82,838 per year
    389 salaries reported
  3. Austin, TX
    $80,867 per year
    102 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $80,813 per year
    339 salaries reported
  2. Miami, FL
    $77,770 per year
    189 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $77,442 per year
    179 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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Accountant

118,925 job openings

Average $59,604 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Senior Accountant

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