Accountant Salary in San Diego, California (United States)

The average pay for an Accountant in San Diego, California is $49,978 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Financial Applications, Budget Management, Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis, and Microsoft Office. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Accountant in San Diego, California Salary (?
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$35,658 - $60,335
(Median)
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50K
55K
MEDIAN: $49,977
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Accountant in San Diego, California Salary (?
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$13.69 - $30.10
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$35,658 - $60,335  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,092  
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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$31,431 - $64,079  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 102
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.69 - $30.10  
   
Overtime
$15.86 - $40.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,092  
   
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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$31,431 - $64,079  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant in San Diego, California

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

Experience Affects Accountant in San Diego, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
$50,000

Skills That Affect Accountant in San Diego, California Salaries

Financial Applications
up arrow 23%
Budget Management
up arrow 18%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 14%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 13%
Data Analysis
up arrow 12%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 6%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 1%
National Average
$50,000
Quickbooks
up arrow 9%
Tax Preparation
up arrow 11%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 15%

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Gender

Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 22%
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