Average Late-Career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salary

$95,291
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$5,051
Bonus
$6,000
Commission
$4,938
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The average salary for a Late-Career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is $95,291.
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$58k
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What Are Popular Skills for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)s?

Skills in Tax Consulting, Tax Compliance and Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Financial Reporting and Tax Preparation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)s?

An entry-level Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $52,444 based on 202 salaries. An early career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,310 based on 1,781 salaries. A mid-career Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,826 based on 1,334 salaries. An experienced Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,669 based on 1,089 salaries.
Employees with Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 31.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (31.0% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (30.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (5.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,406 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.6%
Early Career
40.4%
Mid Career
30.3%
Experienced
24.7%

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