Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Certified Public Accountants in Los Angeles, Calif. with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $57K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $76K. Certified Public Accountants in Los Angeles who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $89K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $96K.