Accountant Salary

Midpoint U.S. salary*



The midpoint starting salary for an accountant, also referred to as a corporate general accountant, with 1-3 years' of experience is $60,000. Accountants prepare and maintain financial records in compliance with legal requirements, ensure that taxes are paid on time and analyze financial results to support corporate decision-making. Advanced certifications and/or degrees are often required for this position.

Midpoint accountant salaries in U.S. cities

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*Salaries listed represent the 50th percentile, or midpoint, of starting salaries.


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