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What is the average pay for an accountant?

My father has an accounting degree that he has yet to use.

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John’s Answer

It's hard to give an exact answer for a question like this. There are so many factors like the current job market, country and city you live in, and the exact accounting specialty you're interested in (this can range from forensics to personal tax returns). I would suggest using a site like Glassdoor (https://www.glassdoor.com/index.htm). Sites like Glassdoor are basically an anonymous form of social media for professionals to discuss salaries and the workplace environment.

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Visit Glassdoor! (https://www.glassdoor.com/index.htm)
Search for your desired job; in this case, "accountant".
Read about other accountant's experiences and see salary ranges.
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Victoria’s Answer

Hi Susana,

Public accounting at a big four firm has a $50-60K starting salary depending on what city you start in. The salary ranges vary depending on location and company. I would look online at sites like Glassdoor for more details. I would also try and meet with work professionals in your local area to get a more specific answer, or ty asking your professors in college!

Good luck!

Victoria recommends the following next steps:

Research online
Make industry connections and ask them for more specific answers
Tap into your college alumni network and reach out to someone who has the job you desire
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Katie’s Answer

Public accounting has a $50-60K starting salary depending on what city you start in.
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Angelica Rossana’s Answer

Hi Susanna,

You can check out Glassdoor for average salary information based on location.

https://www.glassdoor.com/Salaries/index.htm

Good luck!

Best regards,
Angelica
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Emilio’s Answer

The pay as an accountant a pretty large range. For the most part you can make a decent living with the potential to increase your earning as you gain more experience, but I would refer to glassdoor to get more specifics on salary.
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