Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in San Diego, California Salary

The average salary for a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in San Diego, California is $79,354 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$42,412 - $154,983
$42K
$79K
$150K
MEDIAN: $79,354
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$42,412 - $154,983  
   
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$0.00 - $29,799  
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$37,000 - $180,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Key Stats for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

National Average
$80,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

▼30%

Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Tax Consulting
▲8%

Tax Preparation
▲4%

National Average
$80,000

Tax Compliance
▼11%

Financial Reporting
▼34%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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