A Mid-Career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) earns an average salary of $67,268 per year. A skill in Financial Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

$49,574 - $95,740
$50K
$67K
$96K
MEDIAN: $67,268
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$19.91 - $44.52
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$29
$45
MEDIAN: $29.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,574 - $95,740  
   
Bonus
$976 - $10,986  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,855  
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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$49,614 - $100,242  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.91 - $44.52  
   
Overtime
$23.39 - $54.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$976 - $10,986  
   
Commission
$2,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,855  
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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$49,614 - $100,242  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 162

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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 152 votes.
076
5-9 years
76%
10-19 years
24%
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Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 11%

Data Analysis
up arrow 8%

Tax Consulting
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 4%

Tax Compliance
up arrow 3%

Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 3%


Financial Reporting
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$69,000


Quickbooks
up arrow 5%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 5%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 5%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 152 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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