Staff Accountant Salary in San Diego, California

The average pay for a Staff Accountant in San Diego, California is $48,580 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Data Analysis, Auditing, and Tax Preparation. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. 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.

$38,848 - $59,764
(Median)
$39K
$49K
$60K
MEDIAN: $48,579
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$16.86 - $25.51
(Median)
$17
$21
$26
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$38,848 - $59,764  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $8,109  
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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$38,930 - $61,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.86 - $25.51  
   
Overtime
$26.23 - $37.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $8,109  
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).
)
$38,930 - $61,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 63

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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.

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Experience Affects Staff Accountant in San Diego, California Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Staff Accountant in San Diego, California Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 14%

Auditing
up arrow 13%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 13%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 4%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average
$48,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 2%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 3%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 4%



ADP Payroll System
up arrow 6%

Quickbooks
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 13%