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Public Accountant Salary
in Pennsylvania, United States

$82,991 (USD)

Average Salary

$40/hr

Average Hourly

$3,361

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Public Accountant is $82,991 a year and $40 an hour in Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Public Accountant is between $58,677 and $102,833. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Public Accountant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Pennsylvania, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Analyzes past and present financial data, and provides a variety of other accounting services to the general public, utilizing principles of accounting.
  • Researches records of present and past operations, trends and costs, estimated and realized revenues, administrative commitments, and obligations incurred.
  • Advises clients regarding matters, such as effective use of resources and methods for preventing capital from being frozen.
  • Interprets accounts and records to client.
  • Estimates expenditures expected.
  • Positions covered by this definition are characterized by the inclusion of work that requires an understanding of other accounting theories and principles.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Public Accountant Job Prevalence in Pennsylvania, United States

Job family: Accountants and Auditors

Job family population: 1,241,000

Estimated population of Public Accountant jobs: 38,943

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$96,209
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Pennsylvania, United States

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Description: Pennsylvania ( (listen) PEN-sil-VAY-nee-ə), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern, Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The Appalachian Mountains run through its middle. The Commonwealth is bordered by Delaware to the southeast, Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest, Ohio to the west, Lake Erie and the Canadian province of Ontario to the northwest, New York to the north, and New Jersey to the east. Pennsylvania is the 33rd-largest state by area, and the 5th-most populous state according to the most recent official U.S. Census count...

Public Accountant Job Listings for Pennsylvania, United States

Certified Public Accountant
Jul 10
Mechanicsburg, PA, USA
Miller Brother Staffing
Must have a CPA and 5+ years of experience. Offers great benefits! * Job Description/Duties - Responsibilities Include : * Managing client relationships, due dates, and workflow * Preparing ...
Senior Accountant, Consolidations, MBA or CPA
Jul 15
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Grey Staffing LLC
Public accounting experience preferred * Ability to work overtime and effectively under tight time constraints as required at peak reporting periods and while major M&A and other key transactions are ...
CPA - Auditor -Meadville Pa
Jul 10
Meadville, PA, USA
Miller Brother Staffing
Previous public accounting experience and CPA designation are required. This is an exciting opportunity for accounting professionals with a strong work ethic, high energy level and a commitment to ...
CPA - Stroudsburg
Jul 7
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Chicago Tribune Media Group
Supervisor level CPA with strong tax and accounting skills for businesses and governmental agencies, 6-10 years of recent public accounting experience. Small growing public CPA firm with friendly ...
Staff Accountant - CPA
Jun 28
Glen Mills, PA, USA
Professional Plumbing Group
AR, AP) as needed KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES · 3-5 years of relevant experience · Public accounting background needed PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES · High integrity · High energy and resiliency · ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Public Accountant is $82,991 a year and $40 an hour in Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Public Accountant is between $58,677 and $102,833. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Public Accountant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Pennsylvania, United States.

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Public Accountant Job Listings for Pennsylvania, United States

Certified Public Accountant
Jul 10
Mechanicsburg, PA, USA
Miller Brother Staffing
Must have a CPA and 5+ years of experience. Offers great benefits! * Job Description/Duties - Responsibilities Include : * Managing client relationships, due dates, and workflow * Preparing ...
Senior Accountant, Consolidations, MBA or CPA
Jul 15
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Grey Staffing LLC
Public accounting experience preferred * Ability to work overtime and effectively under tight time constraints as required at peak reporting periods and while major M&A and other key transactions are ...
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