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

The average pay for a Staff Accountant in San Diego, California is $48,167 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Auditing, SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO), and Data Analysis. 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.
Staff Accountant in San Diego, California Salary (?
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$38,352 - $59,086
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $48,166
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Staff Accountant in San Diego, California Salary (?
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$15.91 - $25.53
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$38,352 - $59,086  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,938  
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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$37,961 - $60,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 177
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.91 - $25.53  
   
Overtime
$24.95 - $37.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,938  
   
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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$37,961 - $60,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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Experience Affects Staff Accountant in San Diego, California Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
Late-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$47,000

Skills That Affect Staff Accountant in San Diego, California Salaries

Auditing
up arrow 15%
Data Analysis
up arrow 11%
SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 11%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
Financial Reporting
up arrow 3%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 1%
Accounts Payable
0%
National Average
$47,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 4%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 6%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 6%
ADP Payroll System
up arrow 7%
Quickbooks
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 11%