Mid-Career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salary

A Mid-Career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) earns an average salary of $67,568 per year. A skill in Financial Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

$49,531 - $96,527
$50K
$68K
$97K
MEDIAN: $67,568
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$19.97 - $45.31
$20
$29
$45
MEDIAN: $29.46
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,531 - $96,527  
   
Bonus
$958 - $10,383  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,525  
Commission
$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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$49,624 - $100,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,088
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.97 - $45.31  
   
Overtime
$23.39 - $54.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$958 - $10,383  
   
Commission
$2,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,525  
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).
)
$49,624 - $100,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 157

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Key Stats for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 158 votes.
5-9 years
76%
10-19 years
24%
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Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Financial Analysis
▲10%

Data Analysis
▲7%

Tax Consulting
▲6%

Microsoft Office
▲6%

Tax Compliance
▲3%

Compliance (Financial)
▲2%

Software Knowledge
▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$70,000


Microsoft Excel
▼1%


▼5%

General Ledger Accounting
▼6%

▼7%

Payroll Tax Compliance
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 158 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 24%