Salary for Certification: Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

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Certifications in the same industry as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), ranked by salary

Gender Breakdown

This data is based on 28,032 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.
Male
55.3%
Salary:
$54k - $161k
Female
44.6%
Salary:
$54k - $142k

Job Satisfaction

Highly Satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
Based on 10,095 responses

Popular Schools for Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Certifications

Pay ranges for people with a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification by school.
San Diego State University (SDSU) - Main Campus
$68k - $141k
Auburn University
$0 - $100k
Florida State University (FSU)
$0 - $63k
Georgia State University
$0 - $114k
Indiana University (IU) - Bloomington
$0 - $65k
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Popular Companies for Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Certifications

Pay ranges for people with a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification by employer.
$53k - $133k
$52k - $128k
$54k - $127k
$52k - $134k

Years of Experience

This data is based on 46,727 survey responses.
Early Career
25.9%
Experienced
25.6%
Mid Career
25.3%
Late Career
20.2%
Entry Level
3.1%