Accountant Salary in San Diego, California (United States)

The average pay for an Accountant in San Diego, California is $49,900 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 Analysis, Financial Reporting, 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 Total Pay (?
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$35,763 - $60,495
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $49,900
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Accountant in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$13.86 - $29.96
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$35,763 - $60,495  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,045  
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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$31,968 - $63,860  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 170
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.86 - $29.96  
   
Overtime
$16.02 - $40.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,045  
   
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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$31,968 - $63,860  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 170
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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 7%
National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Accountant in San Diego, California Salaries

Financial Applications
up arrow 26%
Budget Management
up arrow 19%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 16%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 15%
Data Analysis
up arrow 10%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 6%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 2%
National Average
$49,000
Quickbooks
up arrow 9%
Tax Preparation
up arrow 11%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 15%
Human Resources
up arrow 21%
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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
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 21%
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