Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Birmingham, Alabama Salary

The average salary for a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Birmingham, Alabama is $60,000 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$52,075 - $80,673
$62K
MEDIAN: $62,125
50%

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$0$168K
Salary $62,125
Bonus $1,500
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$51,715 - $168,860
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Certified public accountants (CPAs) generally handle the accounting, tax, reporting and/or audit processes for governments, corporations or individual clients. Their duties may vary depending on their employer and specialization. However, tasks commonly performed by CPAs include reviewing their company's financial information; preparing documentation or reporting related to finances, taxes, or audits; and staying up-to-date on changes in government regulations. They may also perform audits for their organization, as well as make suggestions on improving bookkeeping and recordkeeping processes.

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Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Tasks

  • Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements.
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities, utilizing accounting principles.
  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare and communicate financial reports.

About Birmingham, Alabama

Jefferson County, Alabama
214,911
Male:
102,122 (47.5%)
Female:
112,789 (52.5%)
Birmingham (/ˈbɜːrmɪŋhæm/ BUR-ming-ham) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Alabama and the county seat of Jefferson County. The city's population was 212,237 in the 2010 United States Census. The Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of about 1,128,047 according to the 2010 Census, which is approximately one quarter of Alabama's population. Birmingham was founded in 1871, during the post-Civil War Reconstruction period, through the merger of three pre-existing farm towns, notably, former Elyton. It grew from there, annexing many more of its smaller neighbors, into an industrial and railroad transportation center with a focus on mining, the iron and steel industry, and railroading. Birmingham was named for Birmingham, England, one of the UK's major industrial cities. Most of the original settlers who founded Birmingham were of English ancestry. In one writer's view, the city was planned as a place where cheap, non-unionized, and African-American labor...
Birmingham:
$32,378
Alabama:
$44,765
$743
Birmingham:
$93,000
Alabama:
$134,100
6.2%

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Job Listings

Key Stats for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Experienced
▲30%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Financial Reporting
▲16%

Quickbooks
▲16%

Tax Preparation
▲11%

Auditing
▲11%

National Average
$60,000

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 20%