The average pay for a Staff Accountant in San Diego, California is $49,790 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft Dynamics GP and Data Analysis. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$40,644 - $63,781
(Median)
$41K
$50K
$64K
MEDIAN: $49,790
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$16.46 - $29.80
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$16
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $22.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$40,644 - $63,781  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,909  
Total Pay (?
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$39,164 - $66,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 89
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.46 - $29.80  
   
Overtime
$24.69 - $44.19  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,909  
   
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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$39,164 - $66,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Experience Affects Staff Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%



National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Staff Accountant Salaries

Microsoft Dynamics GP
up arrow 26%

Data Analysis
up arrow 11%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

Auditing
up arrow 1%

Financial Reporting
0%

National Average
$50,000

Payroll Tax Compliance
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 2%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 4%



Quickbooks
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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