The average salary for an Accountant in San Jose, California is $61,216 per year. A skill in Budget Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

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MEDIAN: $61,216
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$16.61 - $38.81
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MEDIAN: $22.50
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Salary
$39,065 - $85,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,750  
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$37,934 - $84,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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Hourly Rate
$16.61 - $38.81  
   
Overtime
$25.18  
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$0.00 - $18,750  
   
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$37,934 - $84,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

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

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
043
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Late-Career
up arrow 18%


National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 25%

Quickbooks
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 7%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 6%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 4%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 4%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Accounts Payable
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$60,000

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 10%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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