A Bookkeeper in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $17.94 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Office Administration, ADP Payroll System, Microsoft Word, Account Management, and Microsoft Excel. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$31,200 - $60,000
(Median)
$31K
$45K
$60K
MEDIAN: $44,906
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$12.72 - $29.36
(Median)
$13
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $17.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,200 - $60,000  
   
Bonus
$512  
Total Pay (?
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$27,040 - $61,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.72 - $29.36  
   
Overtime
$25.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$512  
   
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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$27,040 - $61,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Bookkeeper Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%



National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

Office Administration
up arrow 17%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 11%

Account Management
up arrow 11%

Billing
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 4%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%

Accounts Receivable
0%

National Average
$39,000

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

Intuit QuickBooks
up arrow 5%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 5%

Quickbooks
up arrow 5%

Data Entry
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 51%
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