Accountant in Los Angeles Salary

An Accountant in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $50,424 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 Preparation, General Ledger Accounting, Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, and Microsoft Word.

$38,146 - $72,576
$38K
$51K
$73K
MEDIAN: $50,935
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$14.29 - $35.12
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$35
MEDIAN: $19.86
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$38,146 - $72,576  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,331  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Commission
$4,700  
Total Pay (?
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$34,243 - $74,279  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 150
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.29 - $35.12  
   
Overtime
$23.58 - $51.60  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,331  
   
Commission
$4,700  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$34,243 - $74,279  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 130 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 43 salaries. An Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 21 salaries.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

▲38%

▲7%

▲2%

National Average
$50,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries








National Average
$50,000



▼6%

▼8%




Payroll Tax Compliance
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 27%
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