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
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MEDIAN: $49,790
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$16.46 - $29.80
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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Salary
$40,644 - $63,781  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,909  
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$39,164 - $66,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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Hourly Rate
$16.46 - $29.80  
   
Overtime
$24.69 - $44.19  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $5,909  
   
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$39,164 - $66,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Accountant

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

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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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