Average Accountant Salary in San Francisco, California

$72,115
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$4,500
Bonus
$1,000
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The average salary for an Accountant in San Francisco, California is $72,115.
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$51k
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$72k
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$92k
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$51k - $92k
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$503 - $14k
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$51k - $94k
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What Are Popular Skills for Accountants?

Skills in General Ledger Accounting, Financial Reporting and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Accountants?

An entry-level Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,539 based on 10 salaries. An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,335 based on 81 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,044 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,181 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,336.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (27.7% less), Dallas, Texas (26.1% less) and Houston, Texas (23.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 192 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.2%
Early Career
42.2%
Mid Career
28.6%
Experienced
12.0%
Late Career
12.0%