How much does a Top Accounting Executive make in the United States? The average Top Accounting Executive salary in the United States is $281,516 as of January 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $236,632 and $332,149. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Top Accounting Executive Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Top Accounting Executive Salary $195,767 US January 26, 2024
25th Percentile Top Accounting Executive Salary $236,632 US January 26, 2024
50th Percentile Top Accounting Executive Salary $281,516 US January 26, 2024
75th Percentile Top Accounting Executive Salary $332,149 US January 26, 2024
90th Percentile Top Accounting Executive Salary $378,248 US January 26, 2024
25% $236,632 10% $195,767 90% $378,248 75% $332,149 $281,516 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Top Accounting Executive develops and leads an organization's accounting strategic planning, policy development, and operations. Advises top management and business units of recent and future accounting regulations to identify, plan, and optimize changes impacting the organization. Being a Top Accounting Executive designs accounting systems and procedures to ensure compliance with governmental financial and tax regulations and FASB standards such as GAAP and IFRS. Operationalizes accounting and auditing systems and processes for continuous monitoring capabilities and improvements. Additionally, Top Accounting Executive builds expertise across accounting functions with relevant and timely staff training and development programs. Typically requires a master's degree in accounting or finance. May require Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Typically reports to top management. The Top Accounting Executive manages a business unit, division, or corporate function with major organizational impact. Establishes overall direction and strategic initiatives for the given major function or line of business. Has acquired the business acumen and leadership experience to become a top function or division head. (Copyright 2024 View full job description

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Top Accounting Executive salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Top Accounting Executive, the highest Top Accounting Executive salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Top Accounting Executive salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Top Accounting Executive salary is in Miami, FL, where the Top Accounting Executive salary is 2.9% lower than national average salary.

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 5.5%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 17.5%
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