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Accountant Salary
in Delaware, United States

$73,611 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Accountant is $73,611 a year and $35 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for an Accountant is between $52,645 and $90,912. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Accountant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Readies and maintains financial and business transactions, applying accounting principles, that include work that is analytical, evaluative, and advisory in nature and that requires an understanding of both accounting theory and practice.
  • Utilizes knowledge of the fundamental doctrines, theories, principles, and terminology of accountancy, and often entails some understanding of such related fields as business law, statistics, and general management.
  • Analyzes the effects of transactions upon account relationships.
  • Evaluates alternative means of treating transactions.
  • Plans the manner in which account structures should be developed or modified.
  • Ensures the adequacy of the accounting system as the basis for reporting to management.
  • Considers the need for new or changed controls.
  • Projects accounting data to show the effects of proposed plans on capital investments, income, cash position, and overall financial condition.
  • Interprets the meaning of accounting records, reports, and statements.
  • Advises operating officials on accounting matters.
  • Excludes paraprofessional accountants.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Accountant Job Listings for Delaware, United States

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Jan 14
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Office Manager/Accountant
Dec 5
Newark, DE, USA
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Senior Tax Accountant
Nov 8
New Castle, DE, USA
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Senior Accountant
Nov 2
Newark, DE, USA
Whisman, Giordano & Associates
Growing local Newark, DE CPA firm is seeking a senior accountant with two to five years public accounting experience. The ideal candidate will have obtained or tracking to obtain their CPA, be self ...