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

The average pay for a Staff Accountant in San Diego, California is $48,605 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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$37,907 - $58,926
(Median)
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49K
54K
MEDIAN: $48,605
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Staff Accountant in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$16.62 - $25.50
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$37,907 - $58,926  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,792  
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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$38,291 - $60,662  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 248
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.62 - $25.50  
   
Overtime
$25.14 - $36.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,792  
   
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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$38,291 - $60,662  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 248
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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

Late-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect Staff Accountant in San Diego, California Salaries

Auditing
up arrow 13%
Data Analysis
up arrow 9%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%
Tax Compliance
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%
Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%
Tax Preparation
up arrow 4%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%
Financial Reporting
0%
National Average
$48,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 7%
ADP Payroll System
up arrow 7%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 8%
Quickbooks
up arrow 9%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 61 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
22%
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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