Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salary in Atlanta, Georgia (United States)

A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $57,659 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Tax Preparation, Tax Consulting, Tax Compliance, Financial Reporting, and Auditing.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Atlanta, Georgia Total Pay (?
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$40,307 - $97,342
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MEDIAN: $57,659
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Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Atlanta, Georgia Total Pay (?
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$14.45 - $154.56
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,307 - $97,342  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,272  
Total Pay (?
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$40,089 - $101,516  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 152
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$14.45 - $154.56  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,272  
   
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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$40,089 - $101,516  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 152
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Atlanta, Georgia

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 61%
Experienced
up arrow 27%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$61,000

Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Tax Preparation
up arrow 36%
Tax Consulting
up arrow 19%
Tax Compliance
up arrow 17%
Financial Reporting
up arrow 14%
Auditing
up arrow 13%
National Average
$61,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 6%
Quickbooks
up arrow 7%
Data Analysis
up arrow 10%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 20%

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Gender

Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 15%
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