The average pay for a Staff Accountant in Los Angeles, California is $50,715 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$39,996 - $61,092
(Median)
$40K
$51K
$61K
MEDIAN: $50,714
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90%

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$15.17 - $27.53
(Median)
$15
$21
$28
MEDIAN: $21.00
10%
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$39,996 - $61,092  
   
Bonus
$494.05 - $5,142  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$36,648 - $62,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 122
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.17 - $27.53  
   
Overtime
$20.94 - $40.14  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$494.05 - $5,142  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$36,648 - $62,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Staff Accountant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%


Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Staff Accountant Salaries

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 1%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%

Tax Preparation
0%

National Average
$50,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 1%

Quickbooks
up arrow 1%

Auditing
up arrow 1%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 5%

Data Analysis
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 9%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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