Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Houston, Texas Salary

A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $63,905 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Financial Analysis, General Ledger Accounting, Data Analysis, and Bookkeeping. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$46,369 - $88,321
$46K
$67K
$88K
MEDIAN: $66,640
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50%
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$26.54 - $50.00
$35
MEDIAN: $35.00
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$0$99K
Salary $46,369 - $88,321
Bonus $1,734 - $8,759
Profit Sharing $3,250
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$47,575 - $99,294
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 42
Hourly Data $0$11K
Hourly Rate $35.00
Overtime $23.15 - $11,920
Annual Data $0$99K
Bonus $1,734 - $8,759
Profit Sharing $3,250
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$47,575 - $99,294
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 34 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Certified Public Accountant (CPA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 7 salaries. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Experienced
▲33%

▲26%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$67,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Financial Analysis
▲16%

General Ledger Accounting
▲15%

Bookkeeping
▲14%

Data Analysis
▲14%

Auditing
▲5%

Microsoft Excel
▲5%

Compliance (Financial)
▲5%

National Average
$67,000


Payroll Tax Compliance
▼7%


Quickbooks
▼8%


Microsoft Office
▼9%

Tax Consulting
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 30%
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