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Accountant Salary in San Diego, California (United States)

The average pay for an Accountant in San Diego, California is $49,813 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Financial Applications, Budget Management, Data Analysis, Financial Analysis, and Financial Reporting. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Accountant in San Diego, California Salary (?
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$35,842 - $60,973
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $49,813
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Accountant in San Diego, California Salary (?
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$13.91 - $30.65
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$35,842 - $60,973  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,918  
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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$31,671 - $65,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $30.65  
   
Overtime
$16.02 - $42.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,918  
   
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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$31,671 - $65,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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Experience Affects Accountant in San Diego, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Accountant in San Diego, California Salaries

Financial Applications
up arrow 26%
Budget Management
up arrow 19%
Data Analysis
up arrow 15%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 13%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%
SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 11%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%
Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%
National Average
$49,000
Bookkeeping
up arrow 1%
Quickbooks
up arrow 7%
Tax Preparation
up arrow 11%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
60%
female alumni
 
Male
40%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 22%