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Certified Public Accountant salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$79,781
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a certified public accountant is $79,781 per year in the United States. 2.7k salaries reported, updated at June 27, 2022.

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Top companies for Certified Public Accountants in United States

  1. Beech Valley Solutions
    4.9star
    12 reviews637 salaries reported
    $176,780per year
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Highest paying cities for Certified Public Accountants in United States

  1. Memphis, TN
    $77,754 per year
    5 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

Based on 57 ratings

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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