Accountant in San Jose Salary

The average salary for an Accountant in San Jose, California is $62,970 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Budget Management, Quickbooks, and Data Analysis. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$39,165 - $84,138
$39K
$62K
$84K
MEDIAN: $61,666
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$16.50 - $38.13
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MEDIAN: $26.50
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,165 - $84,138  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,550  
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$38,442 - $82,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.50 - $38.13  
   
Overtime
$25.18  
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,550  
   
Total Pay (?
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$38,442 - $82,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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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

Pay by Experience for an Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 13 salaries. An Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Experienced
▲22%

▲21%

Late-Career
▲16%

National Average
$61,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Budget Management
▲23%

▲19%

Data Analysis
▲12%

Tax Preparation
▲6%

Microsoft Word
▲6%

Financial Analysis
▲4%

Financial Reporting
▲3%


General Ledger Accounting
▲2%

National Average
$61,000

Payroll Administration
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼2%



Bookkeeping
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 27%
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