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Public Accountant Salary

$28,500 - $34,999
3% of jobs
$35,000 - $41,499
2% of jobs
$41,500 - $47,999
7% of jobs
$48,000 - $54,499
10% of jobs
$55,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$54,500 - $60,999
15% of jobs
$61,000 - $67,499
18% of jobs
The average salary is $67,594 a year
$67,500 - $73,999
18% of jobs
$76,000 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$74,000 - $80,499
11% of jobs
$80,500 - $86,999
7% of jobs
$87,000 - $93,499
4% of jobs
$93,500 - $100,000
2% of jobs

National Average

$28,500 $67,594/year $100,000
Public Accountant Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$67,594
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$68,734

As of Oct 15, 2019, the average annual pay for a Public Accountant in the United States is $67,594 a year.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $100,000 and as low as $28,500, the majority of Public Accountant salaries currently range between $55,500 (25th percentile) to $76,000 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for a Public Accountant varies little (about $20,500), which suggests that regardless of location, there are not many opportunities for increased pay or advancement, even with several years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Public Accountant job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. People working as a Public Accountant in your area are making on average $68,734 per year or $1,140 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $67,594. Virginia ranks number 17 out of 50 states nationwide for Public Accountant salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Public Accountant jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Average Public Accountant Salary Across the U.S.

Salary Range (Percentile)
  25th Average 75th
Annual Salary $55,500 $67,594 $76,000
Monthly Salary $4,625 $5,633 $6,333
Weekly Salary $1,067 $1,300 $1,462
Hourly Salary $27 $32 $37

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