The average pay for a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Seattle, Washington is $72,280 per year. A skill in Payroll Tax Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

$49,161 - $102,871
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$100K
MEDIAN: $72,280
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$22.20 - $43.71
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MEDIAN: $36.00
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Salary
$49,161 - $102,871  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,084  
Profit Sharing
$2,408  
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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$48,977 - $112,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$36.00  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,084  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,408  
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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$48,977 - $112,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
662,064
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.

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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$76,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 16%

Auditing
up arrow 7%

National Average
$76,000

Tax Consulting
up arrow 2%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 8%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 9%

Tax Compliance
up arrow 9%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 17%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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