Government Accountant Salary in the United States

How much does a Government Accountant make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Government Accountant in the United States is $28 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $24 and $33. Hourly rate 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Government Accountant in the United States. The average hourly rate for Government Accountant ranges from $24 to $33 with the average hourly pay of $28. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $28 to $37 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $32.

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Job Openings for Government Accountant
Johnson Service Group - Santa Clarita , CA
Senior Government Accountant Position Purpose: Responsibilities include providing Government proposal support and accounting. This position required minimum supervision with the ability to work ...
ZipRecruiter - 7 days ago
City of La Vista -
Knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), GASB standards and guidance (Government Accounting Standards Board) and governmental auditing processes and procedures. * Ability to ...
ZipRecruiter - 10 days ago
MGO - San Carlos , CA
... Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB). Examples of Essential Functions: * Perform GL account and fund reconciliations and prepare general ledger (G/L) journal entries. * Analyze accounting ...
ZipRecruiter - 10 days ago
Brandywine Photonics - Exton , PA
The job requires the ability to tackle difficult accounting problems, specifically dealing with government contracting and cash flow management. Working With Us, You Will: * Prepare, process and ...
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
Village of Caseyville - Caseyville , IL
Perform accounting functions in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Practices applicable to government; observes policies, rules and regulations for transacting financial ...
Recruitology - 7 days ago
Creative Financial Staffing (CFS) - Washington , DC
Government Contractor is hiring an Accounts Receivable Accountant. This organization is high growth and very stable. Responsibilities: * Prepare invoices for Cost Plus, FFP, T&M Contracts * Set up ...
ZipRecruiter - 7 days ago