Accounting salary in the United States

Average salary
$52,000/yr
Based on 12,205 income tax records
$24,500
$134,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$40K
 
$49K
 
$53K
 
$53K
 
$51K
$24,500
$134,000
How much do Accountings make?
The average total salary for a Accounting is $52,000 per year. This is based on data from 12,205 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Accounting and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Accounting salary can vary between $24,500 to $134,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Accounting salary by location

Accounting salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Insperity, Harris County, TX
14 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$47K – $84K
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State Of California, Sacramento County, CA
15 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$33K – $77K

Accounting demographics in United States

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51% are single
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49% are married
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45% have kids
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60% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Accountings in United States

12,205 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a accounting in the United States is $52,000 per year. Accounting salaries in the United States can vary between $24,500 to $134,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 12,205 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as accounting.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for accountings in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($88,500 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($76,000 a year), and New York Metro Area, NY ($70,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.