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Accountant salary in Los Angeles, CA

How much does an Accountant make in Los Angeles, CA?

Average base salary

above national average
Average $67,676
Low $49,644
High $92,257
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a accountant is $67,676 per year in Los Angeles, CA. 193 salaries reported, updated at January 27, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Los Angeles, CA

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6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Accountants in Los Angeles, CA

  1. Venus Remedies Ltd
    19 reviews10 salaries reported
    $111,850per year
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Highest paying cities for Accountants near Los Angeles, CA

  1. Oakland, CA
    $84,170 per year
    22 salaries reported
  2. San Francisco, CA
    $79,653 per year
    54 salaries reported
  3. Sacramento, CA
    $69,774 per year
    38 salaries reported
  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $67,676 per year
    193 salaries reported
  2. San Diego, CA
    $67,099 per year
    107 salaries reported
  3. Irvine, CA
    $66,162 per year
    70 salaries reported
  1. Torrance, CA
    $62,267 per year
    20 salaries reported
  2. Fresno, CA
    $53,408 per year
    38 salaries reported
  3. Ontario, CA
    $53,201 per year
    25 salaries reported
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Where can an Accountant earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Accountants

Top certifications
Certified Internal Auditor
Top skills
Regulatory Reporting
Top licenses

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Most common benefits for Accountants

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 2,144 ratings

55% of Accountants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Los Angeles, CA?

Staff Accountant

2,061 job openings

Average $68,201 per year

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Common questions about salaries for an Accountant

What kind of accountants get paid the most?

Accountants that are paid most are:

  • Chief financial officer
  • Controller
  • Accounting director
  • Finance manager
  • Senior accountant
  • Tax accountant
  • Accounts payable specialist
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How can I know if I am being paid fairly as an accountant?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for an accountant, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry, and experience.

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Do accountants make good income?

Yes, accountants can earn a good income due to the high demand. They can earn more money by taking a master’s degree.

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