Average Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary in San Diego, California

$75,543
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,046
Bonus
$2,240
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills in San Diego, California is $75,543.
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$59k
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$76k
90%
$88k
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Salary
$59k - $88k
Bonus
$1k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$58k - $94k

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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 and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable, 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 $67,884 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,484 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,905 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,603.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 170 survey responses.
Early Career
23.5%
Mid Career
37.1%
Experienced
26.5%
Late Career
12.9%