A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $72,212 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, and Compliance (Financial).

$50,033 - $132,257
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MEDIAN: $72,211
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Bonus
$773 - $33,935  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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$51,573 - $146,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
621,176
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 64%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$75,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 58%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 26%

Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 14%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 8%

National Average
$75,000

Tax Compliance
up arrow 2%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 5%

Auditing
up arrow 10%

Tax Consulting
up arrow 12%

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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