Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Seattle Salary

A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $68,784 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Payroll Tax Compliance and Auditing. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$49,050 - $131,778
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$130K
MEDIAN: $70,103
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$25.50 - $81.85
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Salary
$49,050 - $131,778  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,033  
Profit Sharing
$2,323  
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$49,278 - $146,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Hourly Rate
$40.00  
   
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,033  
   
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: 5 May 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)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Certified Public Accountant (CPA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 6 salaries. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲58%

Experienced
▲36%

Mid-Career
▲21%

National Average
$73,000

Entry-Level
▼25%

Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Payroll Tax Compliance
▲22%

Auditing
▲14%

Tax Consulting
▲2%

National Average
$73,000

Bookkeeping
▼4%

Tax Compliance
▼4%

Tax Preparation
▼8%

Financial Reporting
▼13%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 13%
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