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Certified public accountant salary in United States

How much does a Certified Public Accountant make in the United States?

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The average salary for a certified public accountant is $80,353 per year in the United States. 3k salaries reported, updated at November 24, 2022

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Top companies for Certified Public Accountants in United States

  1. Beech Valley Solutions
    15 reviews639 salaries reported
    $176,755per year
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Highest paying cities for Certified Public Accountants near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $93,572 per year
    315 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $88,642 per year
    42 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $87,578 per year
    24 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $84,063 per year
    24 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $82,422 per year
    48 salaries reported
  3. Miami, FL
    $79,895 per year
    18 salaries reported
  1. Las Vegas, NV
    $79,484 per year
    14 salaries reported
  2. Memphis, TN
    $78,502 per year
    12 salaries reported
  3. Oklahoma City, OK
    $77,321 per year
    8 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Certified Public Accountants

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

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40% of Certified Public 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 United States?

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