Head Accountant Salary in the United States

How much does a Head Accountant make in the United States? The average Head Accountant salary in the United States is $75,160 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $65,075 and $88,298. 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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KCA Recruiting - Asheboro , NC
Calculating over head absorption rates, variance analysis, scrap analysis, head count * Inventory valuation and counting * General Ledger experience * BS in Accounting Salary depends on experience ...
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
Ideal Implant Incorporated - Addison , TX
The ideal candidate will have a head for numbers and strong analytical skills. The Junior Accountant will report directly to the Accounting Manager. Responsibilities and Duties · Obtains receipts ...
ZipRecruiter - 9 days ago
Murfey Company - San Diego , CA
Head the implementation team. JOB QUALIFICATIONS * 2 + Years' experience * Proficient in property ... accounting, maintenance technicians and business development professionals, and we are growing
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
Manpower - Ann Arbor , Michigan
Manpower is currently seeking Accounting Professionals to work with premier counties throughout ... Get a head start by creating an account at manpower.com and then give us a call! Know of others ...
Neuvoo - 3 days ago
The ideal candidate will also have a head for numbers, proficient with MS Excel, QB and detail ... accounting experience * Must be proficient with MS Office (Excel, Word etc) * 10 key by touch
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
Head of Finance , reporting directly to the CEO. You will be leading the finance and accounting department. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in a corporate finance environment ...
Jobble, Inc. - 8 days ago
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Average Base Salary

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Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Head Accountant in the United States. The base salary for Head Accountant ranges from $65,075 to $88,298 with the average base salary of $75,160. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $65,725 to $89,705 with the average total cash compensation of $76,076.

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