The average pay for a Late-Career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is $89,863 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Financial Analysis and Tax Consulting.

$58,401 - $154,578
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MEDIAN: $89,862
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$24.29 - $85.81
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MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$58,401 - $154,578  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $34,458  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,983  
Commission
$7,500  
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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$57,581 - $183,116  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 520
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$24.29 - $85.81  
   
Overtime
$33.29 - $67.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $34,458  
   
Commission
$7,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,983  
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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$57,581 - $183,116  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 136

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Key Stats for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 90 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Tax Consulting
up arrow 11%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 11%

Tax Compliance
up arrow 9%

Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 5%

National Average
$92,000

Financial Reporting
up arrow 2%


Quickbooks
up arrow 5%

Data Analysis
up arrow 5%

Auditing
up arrow 6%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 7%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 90 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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