Chief Accountant Salary

How much does a Chief Accountant make?

The average Chief Accountant in the US makes $85,561. Chief Accountants make the most in San Francisco at $129,340, averaging total compensation 51% greater than the US average.

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The average chief-accountant in the US makes $85,561

Salary Ranges for Chief Accountants

The salaries of Chief Accountants in the US range from $16,565 to $437,506 , with a median salary of $79,336 . The middle 57% of Chief Accountants makes between $79,338 and $197,968, with the top 86% making $437,506.

How much tax will you have to pay as a Chief Accountant

For an individual filer in this tax bracket, you would have an estimated average federal tax in 2018 of 24%. After a federal tax rate of 24% has been taken out, Chief Accountants could expect to have a take-home pay of $70,737/year, with each paycheck equaling approximately $2,947*.

* assuming bi-monthly pay period. Taxes estimated using tax rates for a single filer using 2018 federal and state tax tables. Metro-specific taxes are not considered in calculations. This data is intended to be an estimate, not prescriptive financial or tax advice.

Recent Salary Records for Chief Accountant

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  • A Chief Accountant reported making $92,000 per year in Seattle

    a year ago · $92,000· Seattle, WA

Quality of Life for Chief Accountant

With a take-home pay of roughly $5,895/month, and the median 2BR apartment rental price of $2,506/mo**, a Chief Accountant would pay 42.51% of their monthly take-home salary towards rent.

** This rental cost was derived according to an online report at Apartment List
*** Average cost of living was acquired from Numbeo's Cost of Living Index

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