Accountant/Project Accountant Salary

How much does an Accountant/Project Accountant earn in the United States?

As of May 28, 2024, an Accountant/Project Accountant in the United States earns an average salary of $67,892 per year.
An Accountant/Project Accountant's salary can be paid hourly, weekly or monthly depending on the company and job type. Most part-time jobs will be paid hourly or weekly. Using the salary calculator, the average pay comes out to be about $33 an hour, $1,306/week, or $5,658/month.
The average salary of an Accountant/Project Accountant ranges from $61,202 to $76,598. The average salary range for an Accountant/Project Accountant varies widely, which indicates that there are many opportunities for advancement, promotions, and salary increases. These opportunities depend on many factors, including skills, education, certifications, location, and years of experience.
According to job salary data displays, Accountant/Project Accountant in District of Columbia and California are high in demand. Accountant/Project Accountant in District of Columbia earn an average salary of $75,564 per year, which is $7,672(11.3%) more than the national average of $67,892. District of Columbia is ranked as the top salary of an Accountant/Project Accountant nationwide.

What is the Average Accountant/Project Accountant Salary by City?

Below is a list of the average salaries for an Accountant/Project Accountant in 10 cities in the United States. We've identified 354 cities where the typical salary for an Accountant/Project Accountant job is above the national average. The highest paying city for an Accountant/Project Accountant is in San Jose, CA, and the average salary for an Accountant/Project Accountant job is $85,205, which is higher than the national average.
This is followed by Santa Clara, CA and Fremont, CA in second and third places, which beat the national average by $17,313(25.5%) and $17,177(25.3%) respectively. In fourth place is Daly City, CA, which pays $16,973(25%), above the national average. San Francisco, CA, Oakland, CA and Berkeley, CA continue the rankings.
Based on the summary of average salaries paid by cities, the Accountant/Project Accountant job market in San Jose, CA is relatively active with a higher-paying salary compared to other cities in the United States.
Finally, Accountant/Project Accountant jobs pay differently based on the city, even if they are in the same state. The cost of living might be a key factor when considering the location and salary of an Accountant/Project Accountant position.
CITY Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
San Jose $85,205 $7,100 $1,639 $41
Santa Clara $85,205 $7,100 $1,639 $41
Fremont $85,069 $7,089 $1,636 $41
Daly City $84,866 $7,072 $1,632 $41
San Francisco $84,866 $7,072 $1,632 $41
Oakland $82,829 $6,902 $1,593 $40
Berkeley $82,829 $6,902 $1,593 $40
Hayward $82,693 $6,891 $1,590 $40
Union City $79,298 $6,608 $1,525 $38
West New York $79,298 $6,608 $1,525 $38

What Similar Jobs are Paid to Accountant/Project Accountant in the U.S.?

There are 10 jobs that we find are related to the Accountant/Project Accountant job category,these similar jobs include Accountant/Accountant Executive,Accountant V,Plant Accountant,Accountant II,Revenue Accountant,Entry Accountant,Junior Accountant,Jr Accountant,Intermediate Accountant,and Senior Accountant.
All of these 10 jobs are paid between $50,762 to $143,243, and the Accountant V gets the highest paid with $143,243 from them. Those similar job salaries are paid differently by many factors such as company size, department base, responsibility, and others. If you're qualified to be hired for one of these similar jobs to the Accountant/Project Accountant, you could refer to the below list of job salaries based on market prices in the United States.
JOB TITLE Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Accountant/Accountant Executive $50,762 $4,230 $976 $24
Accountant V $143,243 $11,937 $2,755 $69
Plant Accountant $81,947 $6,829 $1,576 $39
Accountant II $72,969 $6,081 $1,403 $35
Revenue Accountant $74,723 $6,227 $1,437 $36
Entry Accountant $62,600 $5,217 $1,204 $30
Junior Accountant $62,593 $5,216 $1,204 $30
Jr Accountant $62,602 $5,217 $1,204 $30
Intermediate Accountant $72,990 $6,083 $1,404 $35
Senior Accountant $90,390 $7,533 $1,738 $43
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