Salary for Certification: Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

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Gender Breakdown

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Male
55.3%
Salary:
$54k - $162k
Female
44.6%
Salary:
$54k - $142k

Job Satisfaction

Highly Satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
Based on 10,091 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
$69k - $160k
DePaul University
$62k - $114k
University of Phoenix - Phoenix, AZ
$45k - $102k
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 - $134k
$52k - $127k
$54k - $127k
$52k - $134k

Years of Experience

This data is based on 46,843 survey responses.
Early Career
25.9%
Experienced
25.6%
Mid Career
25.3%
Late Career
20.2%
Entry Level
3.1%