Senior Accountant in San Jose Salary

The average pay for a Senior Accountant in San Jose, California is $81,036 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$61,940 - $102,808
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MEDIAN: $80,386
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$61,940 - $102,808  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $10,766  
Profit Sharing
$5,600  
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$62,395 - $104,471  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
4.1%

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Senior Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 28 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 28 salaries. A Senior Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Accountant

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Senior Accountant Salaries

▲20%

▲6%

▲4%

National Average
$83,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Senior Accountant Salaries

Accounts Payable
▲5%

Payroll Administration
▲5%




National Average
$83,000


Tax Preparation
▼4%

Auditing
▼7%


Microsoft Word
▼10%

Quickbooks
▼10%


Microsoft Office
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 6%
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