Salaries//Madison, WI//Accountant

Accountant salary in Madison, WI

Average Base Salary in Madison, WI

Median: 75,000
Min: $60K
Max: $85K

How Much Does a Accountant Make in Madison, WI?

The average salary for a Accountant in Madison, WI is $73,286. Accountant salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Accountant employees in Madison, WI.

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best-paying cities for Accountant

The metropolitan areas that pay the highest salaries for software engineers are San Francisco, Remote, Colorado, New York City and Boston.
City NameAverage SalaryCompared to National Average
San Francisco, CA$98,041
+ 28% (70,789)
+ 23% (70,789)
Colorado, CO$86,000
+ 18% (70,789)
New York City, NY$82,208
+ 14% (70,789)
Boston, MA$77,247
+ 8% (70,789)
Oklahoma City, OK$75,500
+ 6% (70,789)
Seattle, WA$75,214
+ 6% (70,789)
San Antonio, TX$75,143
+ 6% (70,789)
Cleveland, OH$74,429
+ 5% (70,789)
Milwaukee, WI$74,286
+ 5% (70,789)

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Accountant Salary ranges

The most common Accountant salary in Madison, WI is between $80k - $90k.

Average Finance salaries in Madison, WI

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Budget Analyst$70,571
Min: $63K
Max: $82K
Min: $60K
Max: $85K
Senior Accountant$83,857
Min: $80K
Max: $89K
Financial Analyst$89,000
Min: $70K
Max: $113K
Senior Financial Analyst$94,625
Min: $90K
Max: $100K
Min: $109K
Max: $160K
Finance Director$167,000
Min: $124K
Max: $215K
Vice President of Finance$177,833
Min: $110K
Max: $244K
CFO (Chief Financial Officer)$228,000
Min: $205K
Max: $245K



What does an accountant do?


An accountant oversees a company's finances, tracking and organizing records to keep companies both cost-effective and compliant with the law.


How to become an accountant?


Most accountants typically have a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or business as well as CMA and CPA certifications. From here, accountants start careers in roles like a bookkeeper or payroll assistant.


How much does an accountant make?


The salary range for an accountant is $42K-$245K. The average salary for a Accountant in Madison, WI is $73,286.

Career Info

Accountant jobs in Madison, WI

Skills that affect Accountant salaries in Madison, WI

Financial Accounting
7% have this skill
Budget Management
3% have this skill
Cost Accounting
2% have this skill
Financial analysis
1% have this skill
Managerial Accounting
1% have this skill
Operational Analysis
1% have this skill

Average Accountant Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Accountant make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $73,833 on average.

Recent Accountant salaries in Madison, WI

Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $70,000
1,000+ Employees
Madison, WI
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $85,000
51-200 Employees
Madison, WI
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $77,000
51-200 Employees
Madison, WI
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $81,000
51-200 Employees
Madison, WI
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $65,000
51-200 Employees
Madison, WI
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $60,000
51-200 Employees
Madison, WI
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $75,000
51-200 Employees
Madison, WI