How much does a Project Accountant I make in the United States? The average Project Accountant I salary in the United States is $60,008 as of May 27, 2022, but the range typically falls between $52,343 and $68,401. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Project Accountant I

Project Accountant I supports projects with overall accounting and financial activities to measure and monitor project financial performance. Creates and maintains project level accounts. Being a Project Accountant I completes all postings, allocations, accruals and payments for the project. Prepares and distributes monthly reports on project status including budget and forecasting for project reviews. Additionally, Project Accountant I coordinates with project team to reflect changes in project scope or timeline. Prepares final project close out. Requires a bachelor's degree in accounting or finance. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Project Accountant I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be a Project Accountant I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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