An Accountant in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $62,555 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Human Resources, General Ledger Accounting, Financial Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Budget Management.

$49,900 - $90,232
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$50K
$63K
$90K
MEDIAN: $62,554
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$15.24 - $51.06
(Median)
$15
$22
$51
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$49,900 - $90,232  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,946  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
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$42,863 - $96,952  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 111
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.24 - $51.06  
   
Overtime
$30.52  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,946  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$42,863 - $96,952  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
844,811
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 67%



National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Human Resources
up arrow 27%


General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 13%


Budget Management
up arrow 12%


Payroll Administration
up arrow 11%



Financial Applications
up arrow 8%

Quickbooks
up arrow 6%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 2%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

National Average
$62,000

Accounting
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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