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Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salary with Tax Compliance skills

The average Certified Public Accountant with Tax Compliance skills can expect to rake in roughly $64K per year. Cash earnings for Certified Public Accountants with Tax Compliance skills — including $10K in bonuses and $14K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $44K to $117K depending on individual performance. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women make up a slight majority of Certified Public Accountants with Tax Compliance skills (51 percent) survey respondents. Health benefits are not claimed by all — roughly a fourth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and roughly two in five have dental, too. For the most part, Certified Public Accountants with Tax Compliance skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$43,741 - $106,678
(Median)
$44K
$64K
$110K
MEDIAN: $63,656
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$20.22 - $53.36
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$30
$53
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,741 - $106,678  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,355  
Profit Sharing
$1,024 - $14,000  
Commission
$4,604 - $15,000  
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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$44,438 - $117,425  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 816
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.22 - $53.36  
   
Overtime
$24.08 - $60.88  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,355  
   
Commission
$4,604 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,024 - $14,000  
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).
)
$44,438 - $117,425  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 148

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with Tax Compliance skills

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Certified Public Accountants with Tax Compliance skills. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $54K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $67K. For Certified Public Accountants with Tax Compliance skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $80K. Certified Public Accountants with Tax Compliance skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $93K on average.

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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with Tax Compliance skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$66,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 286 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 26%
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