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Staff accountant salary in United States

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

Average base salary

Average $62,099
Low $47,060
High $81,943
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a staff accountant is $62,099 per year in the United States. 28.6k salaries reported, updated at September 29, 2023

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Top companies for Staff Accountants in United States

  1. EY
    9,320 reviews61 salaries reported
    $69,377per year
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Highest paying cities for Staff Accountants near United States

  1. Brooklyn, NY
    $68,957 per year
    88 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $68,565 per year
    669 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $67,130 per year
    370 salaries reported
  1. Denver, CO
    $66,699 per year
    479 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $66,205 per year
    498 salaries reported
  3. Minneapolis, MN
    $63,522 per year
    102 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $63,089 per year
    142 salaries reported
  2. Miami, FL
    $61,821 per year
    374 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $61,442 per year
    391 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Staff Accountants

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Gym membership
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 526 ratings

53% of Staff Accountants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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Average $62,176 per year

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