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

A Mid-Career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) earns an average salary of $61,662 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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$45,236 - $88,736
(Median)
45K
62K
74K
89K
MEDIAN: $61,662
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Mid-Career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Total Pay (?
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$17.47 - $39.88
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$45,236 - $88,736  
   
Bonus
$101.19 - $10,184  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $6,109  
Commission
$99.33 - $10,271  
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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$44,938 - $93,150  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,885
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.47 - $39.88  
   
Overtime
$22.07 - $45.29  
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
$101.19 - $10,184  
   
Commission
$99.33 - $10,271  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $6,109  
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).
)
$44,938 - $93,150  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,885
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Pay Difference By Location

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San Francisco
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Seattle
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Los Angeles
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Boston
up arrow 17%
Houston
up arrow 15%
San Diego
up arrow 13%
Denver
up arrow 11%
Dallas
up arrow 11%
Atlanta
up arrow 3%
St. Louis
0%
National Average
$64,000
Charlotte
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Tampa
up arrow 5%
Indianapolis
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 11%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 10%
Accounting
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
Auditing
up arrow 4%
Tax Compliance
up arrow 4%
Tax Consulting
up arrow 4%
Financial Reporting
up arrow 3%
Software Knowledge
up arrow 3%
Data Analysis
0%
National Average
$64,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Tax Preparation
up arrow 3%
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: 32% employee benefits None: 21%
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