Business Accountant Salary: Average Salary of Accountants in US, 2017 article Average annual salary for an accountant is $79,400 in the United States, according to a survey conducted by salary tracker PayScale.
This compares with $68,400 for full-time accountants in the US in 2018.
The highest average annual salary was $98,400, according the survey, which was conducted by PayScale in February and March 2018.
In 2018, the average salary for full time accountants was $104,700.
Average annual salaries for accounting professionals in the industry are currently at an all-time high of $114,900, according an analysis by the consulting firm Glassdoor.