Accountant in Los Angeles Salary

An Accountant in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $50,406 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Tax Compliance and Financial Analysis.

$36,325 - $72,921
(Median)
$36K
$50K
$73K
MEDIAN: $50,406
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$14.64 - $34.34
(Median)
$15
$20
$34
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,325 - $72,921  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,926  
Profit Sharing
$500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,041 - $74,770  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 261
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.64 - $34.34  
   
Overtime
$22.68 - $44.89  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,926  
   
Profit Sharing
$500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,041 - $74,770  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%



National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Tax Compliance
up arrow 13%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 10%


Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 1%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

National Average
$50,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 5%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 6%



Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%


Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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