Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $75,818 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Tax Consulting is associated with high pay for this job.

$55,107 - $150,000
$55K
$79K
$150K
MEDIAN: $78,690
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$32.50 - $75.00
$40
MEDIAN: $40.00
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$55,107 - $150,000  
   
Bonus
$1,500 - $25,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Commission
$27,500  
Total Pay (?
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$57,456 - $176,953  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$40.00  
   
Overtime
$75.00  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,500 - $25,000  
   
Commission
$27,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$57,456 - $176,953  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Certified Public Accountant (CPA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 10 salaries. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $167,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲92%

Experienced
▲9%

National Average
$87,000

Mid-Career
▼14%

▼28%

Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Tax Consulting
▲18%

National Average
$87,000

Financial Reporting
▼6%

▼8%

Tax Preparation
▼11%

Tax Compliance
▼18%

Microsoft Excel
▼31%

Financial Analysis
▼33%

Quickbooks
▼35%

Bookkeeping
▼44%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 33%
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