Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Seattle Salary

The average pay for a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Seattle, Washington is $71,216 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Payroll Tax Compliance and Auditing.

$49,050 - $103,752
$49K
$71K
$100K
MEDIAN: $71,216
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$25.50 - $81.85
$40
MEDIAN: $40.00
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Salary
$49,050 - $103,752  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,113  
Profit Sharing
$2,323  
Total Pay (?
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$49,278 - $146,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$40.00  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,113  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,323  
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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$49,278 - $146,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲32%

Mid-Career
▲19%

National Average
$75,000

Entry-Level
▼19%

Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Payroll Tax Compliance
▲18%

Auditing
▲10%

National Average
$75,000

Tax Consulting
▼1%

Bookkeeping
▼7%

Tax Compliance
▼7%

Tax Preparation
▼11%

Financial Reporting
▼16%

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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