An Accountant in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $50,714 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, Budget Management, and Financial Analysis.

$38,896 - $72,265
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$39K
$51K
$72K
MEDIAN: $50,714
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$14.68 - $34.50
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$15
$19
$35
MEDIAN: $19.00
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Salary
$38,896 - $72,265  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,285  
Profit Sharing
$983  
Total Pay (?
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$33,583 - $73,669  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 157
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $34.50  
   
Overtime
$22.97 - $53.07  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,285  
   
Profit Sharing
$983  
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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$33,583 - $73,669  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,888,117
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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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

General Ledger Accounting
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Microsoft Dynamics GP
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National Average
$49,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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