Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $73,844 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, Compliance (Financial), Bookkeeping, and Tax Preparation.

$53,510 - $151,011
$54K
$75K
$150K
MEDIAN: $75,419
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$0$184K
Salary $53,510 - $151,011
Bonus $1,957 - $61,277
Profit Sharing $7,410
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$55,245 - $184,477
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
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%

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Job Listings

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 $70,000 based on 19 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 $82,000 based on 12 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 $124,000 based on 8 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 $174,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲118%

Experienced
▲54%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$80,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Financial Analysis
▲77%

Financial Reporting
▲48%

Compliance (Financial)
▲7%

Tax Preparation
▲4%

Bookkeeping
▲4%

National Average
$80,000

Tax Consulting
▼4%

Tax Compliance
▼8%

Auditing
▼10%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 23%
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