CPA - CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for CPA - Certified Public Accountant GROSS SALARY
US$ 104,227
Average net salary for CPA - Certified Public Accountant NET SALARY
US$ 75,476
The most typical salary for CPA - Certified Public Accountant MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 63,323
  Updated: 04 Sep 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 27%
  Salary entries: 149

CPA - Certified Public Accountant Earnings in United States

Average salary for CPA - Certified Public Accountant in United States is US$ 104,227.

Average take home earning is US$ 75,476 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 63,323 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
5 % US$ 270,187
10 % US$ 170,000
23 % US$ 130,833
52 % US$ 93,500
83 % US$ 63,323
94 % US$ 52,756
97 % US$ 44,900
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
New York City US$ 102,928 14
San Francisco US$ 128,666 09
Chicago US$ 72,714 07
Washington DC US$ 123,166 06
Detroit US$ 103,333 06
Atlanta US$ 82,500 06
Dallas US$ 74,200 06
Los Angeles US$ 150,760 05

Salary entries from individual employees for CPA - Certified Public Accountant in United States

Below is the list of 100 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(26/26)  CONTROLLER


 Posted: 04 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Controller at Fortune 500 company."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 300,000

(25/26)  SENIOR AUDIT ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 28 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Project management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 73,500

(24/26)  VICE PRESIDENT FINANCE


 Posted: 26 Aug 2019

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "All finance & accounting tasks for a small government contractor focused on USAID justice sector (rule of law) projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 130,000

(23/26)  CPA TAX ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 02 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Self employed CPA specializing in small business, startups, and nonprofits."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 30,000

(22/26)  AUDIT SENIOR


 Posted: 30 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Performing audit services for private for profit and non profit companies for financial reporting and compliance."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 72,000

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(21/26)  CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER


 Posted: 13 Feb 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Budget, Forecast, Planning, Internal control, Accounting."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 85,000

(20/26)  ASSISTANT CONTROLLER


 Posted: 08 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Assistant Controller."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 92,000

(19/26)  CONTROLLER


 Posted: 17 Dec 2018

Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "Controller of a small manufacturing firm, responsible for all accounting and HR duties."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(18/26)  SENIOR MANAGER


 Posted: 24 Sep 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Budgeting, forecasting,."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 95,000

(17/26)  ASSISTANT CONTROLLER


 Posted: 04 Sep 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Supervise accounting team under Financial Controller, manage general ledger."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 115,000

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(16/26)  CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER


 Posted: 21 Aug 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "20 years experience from COO, CEO and CFO."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 145,000

(15/26)  CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER


 Posted: 14 Aug 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Healthcare executive administrator finance reporting analysis."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 257,500

(14/26)  PARTNER


 Posted: 25 Jul 2018

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Partner in a cpa firm."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 145,000

(13/26)  CORPORATE CONTROLLER


 Posted: 16 Jul 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Oversee the trust department of an organization."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 92,500

(12/26)  ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 14 Jun 2018

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Bachelor of Accounting with a Master in Accounting and CPA Lisence."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

(11/26)  SPECIAL AGENT


 Posted: 05 Jun 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Fraud Investigator."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 61,000

(10/26)  ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 21 Apr 2018

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Create reports for external clients."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 67,000

(9/26)  ASSISTANT CHIEF


 Posted: 01 Mar 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Supervise cpa, review financial statements."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 130,000

(8/26)  CONTROLLER


 Posted: 29 Dec 2017

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Accountant for manufacturing company."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 85,000

(7/26)  SR. AUDIT ANALYST


 Posted: 01 Dec 2017

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Review internal controls and provide efficient operational audits to improve on the internal control framework."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 75,000

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(6/26)  SENIOR MANAGER


 Posted: 07 Nov 2017

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Manage staff, advise tax clients, review tax returns."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 89,000

(5/26)  FINANCIAL DUE DILIGENCE EXPERIENCED ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 12 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Provide due diligence on transactions."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 79,000

(4/26)  MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT


 Posted: 05 Aug 2017

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Work on various management consulting projects within a public accounting firm, projects vary, including due diligence, cost model, international expansion, market study, etc."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 73,000

(3/26)  MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT


 Posted: 05 Aug 2017

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Performing management consulting functions in a public accounting firm, including due diligence, management advisory, auditing, etc."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 73,000

(2/26)  STAFF AUDITOR


 Posted: 11 Jul 2017

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Audit non-profit organizations and audit pension plans."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 53,000

(1/26)  ASSISTANT CONTROLLER


 Posted: 29 Jun 2017

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Manage a team of staff accountants. Oversee month end close activities including journal entries, reconciliations, and reports."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 99,000

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   CPA - CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 270,187
08
205K US$ 200,000
01
195K US$ 193,333
03
185K US$ 186,900
02
175K US$ 170,000
01
165K US$ 163,000
04
155K US$ 151,200
05
145K US$ 143,200
05
135K US$ 130,833
06
125K US$ 123,927
11
115K US$ 112,000
06
105K US$ 101,843
16
95K US$ 93,500
09
85K US$ 84,178
14
75K US$ 73,485
16
65K US$ 63,323
17
55K US$ 52,756
16
45K US$ 44,900
05
35K US$ 32,500
04

  SALARY BY GENDER   CPA - CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 117,818 81
Women US$ 91,025 39
N/A US$ 84,020 29

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   CPA - CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 98,500 02
Masters Degree US$ 94,534 66
Bachelors Degree US$ 113,310 76
Some College US$ 113,000 04
High School US$ 30,000 01

CPA - Certified Public Accountant workers holding Bachelors Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Bachelors Degree, they grosses US$ 113,310. While CPA - Certified Public Accountant workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 30,000. This is 277.70% lower of what Bachelors Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   CPA - CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 141,310 49
16-20 Years US$ 121,345 11
12-16 Years US$ 107,730 13
8-12 Years US$ 104,230 13
4-8 Years US$ 87,555 23
2-4 Years US$ 61,091 12
1-2 Years US$ 72,400 10
0-1 Year US$ 58,027 18

CPA - Certified Public Accountant workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 141,310 compared to US$ 58,027 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 143.52%.


  SALARY BY AGE   CPA - CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
63-68 US$ 93,333 03
57-62 US$ 106,050 14
51-56 US$ 150,083 12
45-50 US$ 158,925 20
39-44 US$ 121,025 12
33-38 US$ 94,866 15
27-32 US$ 91,394 21
22-26 US$ 68,075 20
16-21 US$ 64,333 03
N/A US$ 84,020 29
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   CPA - CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 105,528 134
Contract US$ 86,666 03
Self Employed US$ 110,750 08
Part Time US$ 60,750 04
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  SALARY BY CITY   CPA - CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Los Angeles CPA - Certified Public Accountant in Los Angeles US$ 150,760 05
2. Charlotte CPA - Certified Public Accountant in Charlotte US$ 145,000 02
3. Hartford CPA - Certified Public Accountant in Hartford US$ 128,750 04
4. San Francisco CPA - Certified Public Accountant in San Francisco US$ 128,666 09
5. Boston CPA - Certified Public Accountant in Boston US$ 127,500 05
6. Seattle CPA - Certified Public Accountant in Seattle US$ 125,500 04
7. Houston CPA - Certified Public Accountant in Houston US$ 124,750 04
8. Washington DC CPA - Certified Public Accountant in Washington DC US$ 123,166 06
9. Sacramento CPA - Certified Public Accountant in Sacramento US$ 110,750 02
10. Columbus CPA - Certified Public Accountant in Columbus US$ 106,333 03

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    CPA - CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United Kingdom United Kingdom CPA - Certified Public Accountant in United Kingdom US$ 131,988 GBP 95,000 05
2. United States United States US$ 104,227 US$ 104,227 149
3. Australia Australia CPA - Certified Public Accountant in Australia US$ 87,351 AU$ 101,313 24
4. Canada Canada CPA - Certified Public Accountant in Canada US$ 82,133 CA$ 98,500 15
5. Mexico Mexico CPA - Certified Public Accountant in Mexico US$ 54,846 MXN 898,800 05
6. China China CPA - Certified Public Accountant in China US$ 44,589 CNY 291,333 06
7. India India CPA - Certified Public Accountant in India US$ 29,963 INR 1,588,760 08

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