A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $70,524 per year. A skill in Financial Analysis is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$50,888 - $99,208
$51K
$71K
$99K
MEDIAN: $70,524
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$24.57 - $35.61
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MEDIAN: $30.97
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Salary
$50,888 - $99,208  
   
Bonus
$1,944 - $20,000  
Profit Sharing
$4,069  
Total Pay (?
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$50,861 - $111,587  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$30.97  
   
Overtime
$35.93  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,944 - $20,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,069  
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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$50,861 - $111,587  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
053
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 41%


Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 11%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 10%

Data Analysis
up arrow 10%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 7%

Auditing
up arrow 1%

Compliance (Financial)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$70,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 9%

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 11%


Tax Compliance
up arrow 12%

Quickbooks
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 12%

Tax Consulting
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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