How much does a Forensic Accountant make? The average Forensic Accountant salary is $72,374 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $64,256 and $82,473. 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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Forensic Accountant Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Forensic Accountant between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of April 26, 2022. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Forensic Accountant in each city.
Click to see the salary for Forensic Accountant in these major U.S. cities.
City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $90,468
Washington, DC $80,567
Miami, FL $70,457
Chicago, IL $76,781
Boston, MA $81,544
New York, NY $87,066
Dallas, TX $71,904
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Average Base Salary

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Average Total Cash Compensation

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What is the average salary for Forensic Accountant in 2022?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Forensic Accountant in the United States. The base salary for Forensic Accountant ranges from $64,256 to $82,473 with the average base salary of $72,374. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $66,638 to $86,119 with the average total cash compensation of $74,849.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $72,374 $64,256 - $82,473
Bonus $2,475 $2,382 - $3,646
Total Pay $74,849 $66,638 - $86,119
* Base Salary represents gross income before taxes and deductions. It does not include additional pay such as benefits, bonuses, profit sharing or commissions.
* Total Pay combines base salary, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job.
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What's the difference between Senior Forensic Accountant and Forensic Accountant?
According to our latest salary estimation on April 26, 2022. The average salary of Forensic Accountant is $72,374, and the average salary of Senior Forensic Accountant is $0. The average salary of Senior Forensic Accountant is lower than Forensic Accountant. ( 2022-04-26 salary.com )
I am a Forensic Accountant, which location’s salary is higher, San Bernardino, CA or Arlington, MA?
Arlington, MA typically sees higher pay than San Bernardino, CA for Forensic Accountant. a Forensic Accountant Salary in Arlington, MA is $81,544 as of April 26, 2022; a Forensic Accountant Salary in San Bernardino, CA is $77,103 as of April 26, 2022. ( 2022-04-26 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Forensic Accountant vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2022-04-26 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Forensic Accountant?
Salary ranges for a Forensic Accountant can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2022-04-26 salary.com )
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Last Update: April 26, 2022