Mid-Career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salary (United States)

A Mid-Career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) earns an average salary of $61,746 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Compliance (Financial) and Financial Analysis.
Mid-Career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Total Pay (?
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$45,485 - $89,435
(Median)
45K
62K
74K
89K
MEDIAN: $61,745
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Mid-Career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Total Pay (?
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$17.47 - $39.94
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$45,485 - $89,435  
   
Bonus
$72.72 - $10,186  
Profit Sharing
$985 - $6,119  
Commission
$98.63 - $10,304  
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).
)
$45,141 - $93,736  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,697
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.47 - $39.94  
   
Overtime
$22.32 - $46.21  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$72.72 - $10,186  
   
Commission
$98.63 - $10,304  
Profit Sharing
$985 - $6,119  
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).
)
$45,141 - $93,736  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,697
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Pay Difference By Location

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San Francisco
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Seattle
up arrow 23%
San Diego
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Los Angeles
up arrow 17%
Chicago
up arrow 15%
Houston
up arrow 14%
Boston
up arrow 14%
Denver
up arrow 10%
Minneapolis
up arrow 9%
Atlanta
up arrow 5%
St. Louis
0%
National Average
$64,000
Portland
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Charlotte
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Indianapolis
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 11%
Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 11%
Accounting
up arrow 5%
Tax Consulting
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Financial Reporting
up arrow 3%
Tax Compliance
up arrow 3%
Software Knowledge
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
0%
Data Analysis
0%
National Average
$64,000
Tax Preparation
up arrow 2%
Quickbooks
up arrow 6%
Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 6%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 8%

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Gender

Female
50%
female alumni
 
Male
50%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 21%
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