Staff Accountant Salary in San Diego, California

The average pay for a Staff Accountant in San Diego, California is $49,026 per year. A skill in Data Analysis 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.

$38,982 - $60,295
(Median)
$39K
$49K
$60K
MEDIAN: $49,026
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90%

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$16.75 - $26.07
(Median)
$17
$21
$26
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$38,982 - $60,295  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,800 - $7,861  
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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$38,976 - $63,002  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 166
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.75 - $26.07  
   
Overtime
$25.87 - $38.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,800 - $7,861  
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).
)
$38,976 - $63,002  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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Experience Affects Staff Accountant in San Diego, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%



National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Staff Accountant in San Diego, California Salaries

Auditing
up arrow 10%

Data Analysis
up arrow 10%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 3%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 2%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$49,000

Bookkeeping
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 4%


Quickbooks
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 14%
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