Staff Accountant Salary in San Diego, California (United States)

The average pay for a Staff Accountant in San Diego, California is $48,239 per year. A skill in Auditing is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Staff Accountant in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$38,061 - $59,113
(Median)
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48K
54K
59K
MEDIAN: $48,238
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Staff Accountant in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$16.05 - $25.57
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$38,061 - $59,113  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
Profit Sharing
$1,900 - $6,500  
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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$37,919 - $60,759  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 238
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.05 - $25.57  
   
Overtime
$25.02 - $37.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,900 - $6,500  
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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$37,919 - $60,759  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 238
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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Accountant in San Diego, California

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

Experience Affects Staff Accountant in San Diego, California Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
Late-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect Staff Accountant in San Diego, California Salaries

Auditing
up arrow 14%
Data Analysis
up arrow 10%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 8%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%
General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 2%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 1%
Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%
Accounts Payable
0%
National Average
$48,000
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance Audit
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 7%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 7%
ADP Payroll System
up arrow 7%
Quickbooks
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
59%
female alumni
 
Male
41%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 11%
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