Accountant Salary in San Francisco

An Accountant in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $60,359 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Budget Management, Financial Applications, Financial Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis.

$42,978 - $84,966
(Median)
$43K
$60K
$85K
MEDIAN: $60,359
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50%
90%

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$15.08 - $34.57
(Median)
$15
$22
$35
MEDIAN: $21.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$42,978 - $84,966  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,213  
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $5,777  
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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$40,717 - $82,310  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 164
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.08 - $34.57  
   
Overtime
$20.13 - $49.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,213  
   
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $5,777  
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).
)
$40,717 - $82,310  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant in San Francisco, California

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Experience Affects Accountant in San Francisco, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%



National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Accountant in San Francisco, California Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 16%

Financial Applications
up arrow 14%


Microsoft Office
up arrow 13%



Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%

Quickbooks
up arrow 4%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

National Average
$60,000

Bookkeeping
up arrow 2%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%

Accounting
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%


Tax Preparation
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 11%
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