Average Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$72,820
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,872
Bonus
$3,034
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills in Los Angeles, California is $72,820.
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$61k
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$73k
90%
$87k
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Salary
$61k - $87k
Bonus
$998 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$61k - $93k

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Job Description for Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant Tasks
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Investigate budget and variance issues.
  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports and prepare budget forecasts.
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.

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Popular Skills for Senior Accountant

Skills in Month-End Close are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable, Financial Analysis, Microsoft Excel and Financial Reporting.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

An early career Senior Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,648 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,372 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,408 based on 64 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $69,495.
Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 18.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (2.8% more) and New York, New York (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.9% less), Chicago, Illinois (4.1% less) and Dallas, Texas (1.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 235 survey responses.
Early Career
21.7%
Mid Career
38.7%
Experienced
27.2%
Late Career
12.3%