The average pay for a Late-Career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is $88,557 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Financial Analysis and Tax Consulting.

$58,425 - $156,437
(Median)
$58K
$89K
$160K
MEDIAN: $88,556
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$24.46 - $90.68
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$58,425 - $156,437  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $27,369  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,688  
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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$57,529 - $189,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 516
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$24.46 - $90.68  
   
Overtime
$33.35 - $65.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $27,369  
   
Commission
$7,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,688  
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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$57,529 - $189,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 145
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Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 13%

Tax Consulting
up arrow 11%

Tax Compliance
up arrow 10%

Compliance (Financial)
0%

National Average
$91,000

Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Quickbooks
up arrow 4%

Auditing
up arrow 5%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 6%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
medical benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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