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Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salary in San Francisco

The average Certified Public Accountant in San Francisco can expect to rake in roughly $67K per year. Job satisfaction for San Francisco Certified Public Accountants is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a little more than half earn dental coverage. Women Certified Public Accountants in San Francisco who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$46,979 - $122,449
MEDIAN: $67,341

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National Salary 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.
$46,979 - $122,449  
$0.00 - $10,166  
Profit Sharing
$2,250 - $7,910  
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).
$47,663 - $149,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in San Francisco, California Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in San Francisco, California Salaries

Tax Consulting
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Tax Compliance
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Tax Preparation
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Financial Analysis
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Financial Reporting
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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.


54 %
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 20%