Earnings for Certified Public Accountants in San Francisco come in at around $67K annually on average. The majority of San Francisco Certified Public Accountants (60 percent) who took the survey are women. Most people in this position report feeling highly satisfied with their jobs. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,684 - $102,129
(Median)
$51K
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MEDIAN: $67,248
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Salary
$50,684 - $102,129  
   
Bonus
$9,916  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
Total Pay (?
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$51,168 - $146,983  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Hourly Rate
$40.69  
   
Overtime
$49.50  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$9,916  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$51,168 - $146,983  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
844,811
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 63%

Tax Compliance
up arrow 34%

Tax Consulting
up arrow 21%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 8%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 6%

National Average
$70,000

Auditing
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 5%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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