Accountant Salary in Los Angeles (United States)

An Accountant in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $50,344 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Tax Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.
Accountant in Los Angeles, California Salary (?
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$36,169 - $70,470
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $50,344
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Accountant in Los Angeles, California Salary (?
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$12.37 - $29.48
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,169 - $70,470  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,099  
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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$32,101 - $69,413  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 198
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $29.48  
   
Overtime
$20.63 - $43.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,099  
   
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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$32,101 - $69,413  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant in Los Angeles, California

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Accountant in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
National Average
$50,000

Skills That Affect Accountant in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Tax Compliance
up arrow 17%
Budget Management
up arrow 9%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 5%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 4%
Financial Reporting
up arrow 2%
National Average
$50,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Tax Preparation
up arrow 4%
Data Analysis
up arrow 6%
Human Resources
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 12%
Quickbooks
up arrow 19%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 19%

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Gender

Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 20%
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