Late-Career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Late-Career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is $80,099 per year. A skill in Financial Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.
Late-Career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salary (?
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$49,761 - $150,123
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $80,098
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Late-Career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salary (?
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$24.97 - $101.74
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MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$49,761 - $150,123  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,806  
Profit Sharing
$1,265 - $39,524  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,203  
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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$51,648 - $176,949  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 881
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$24.97 - $101.74  
   
Overtime
$30.86 - $95.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,806  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,203  
Profit Sharing
$1,265 - $39,524  
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).
)
$51,648 - $176,949  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 269
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Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 98%
Philadelphia
up arrow 63%
Chicago
up arrow 24%
up arrow 21%
Atlanta
up arrow 17%
Los Angeles
up arrow 16%
Seattle
up arrow 15%
Sacramento
up arrow 1%
National Average
$84,000
Fort Worth
up arrow 1%
Columbus
up arrow 6%
Minneapolis
up arrow 8%
Phoenix
up arrow 18%
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 13%
Software Knowledge
up arrow 7%
Tax Compliance
up arrow 4%
Tax Consulting
up arrow 4%
Auditing
up arrow 4%
Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
0%
National Average
$84,000
Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 1%
Tax Preparation
up arrow 2%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 2%
Data Analysis
up arrow 2%
Quickbooks
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 3%
Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 8%

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Gender

Female
50%
female alumni
 
Male
50%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 28%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 39%
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