Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salary in Los Angeles, California (United States)

The average salary for a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Los Angeles, California is $64,402 per year. A skill in Tax Compliance is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Los Angeles, California Total Pay (?
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$45,526 - $103,771
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $64,401
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Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Los Angeles, California Total Pay (?
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$13.09 - $49.66
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,526 - $103,771  
   
Bonus
$297.99 - $20,044  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $3,500  
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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$44,739 - $115,025  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 192
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $49.66  
   
Overtime
$19.57 - $65.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$297.99 - $20,044  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $3,500  
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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$44,739 - $115,025  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 192
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Los Angeles, California
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%
Experienced
up arrow 43%
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
National Average
$67,000

Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Tax Compliance
up arrow 17%
Data Analysis
up arrow 7%
National Average
$67,000
Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%
Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 1%
Tax Consulting
up arrow 2%
Quickbooks
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Financial Reporting
up arrow 3%
Tax Preparation
up arrow 4%
Auditing
up arrow 5%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 23%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
34%
female alumni
 
Male
66%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 12%
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