Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a CPA make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$85,731 / yrTotal Pay
$67,344 / yrBase Pay
$18,387 / yrAdditional Pay

$85,731

 / yr
$31K$269K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a CPA is $85,731 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $67,344 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $18,387 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Some related job titles are Accountant Salaries with median pay of $72,776, Controller Salaries with median pay of $126,308, Tax Accountant Salaries with median pay of $82,041, Tax Accountant/CPA Salaries with median pay of $90,614.

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PwC
3.9

PwC

CPA

$75,585

 /yr
Range: $50K - $123K

$50K

$123K

$50,000 - $123,320 Range

64,977 Jobs
Shwiff Levy & Polo
5.0

$76,558

 /yr
Range: $74K - $844K

$74K

$844K

$74,498 - $844,154 Range

EY
3.9

EY

CPA

$87,010

 /yr
Range: $55K - $130K

$55K

$130K

$55,076 - $129,709 Range

Deloitte
4.0

$84,472

 /yr
Range: $75K - $129K

$75K

$129K

$75,485 - $128,652 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

$72,344

 /yr
Range: $50K - $417K

$50K

$417K

$50,000 - $417,495 Range

Progressive Leasing
4.2

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $17

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

H&R Block
3.8

$76,246

 /yr
Range: $71K - $88K

$71K

$88K

$71,275 - $87,674 Range

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CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen)
3.8

$83K

$87K

$83,294 - $87,085 Range

Self
4.6

Self

CPA

$145,648

 /yr
Range: $78K - $220K

$78K

$220K

$77,878 - $219,836 Range

KPMG
3.9

$62K

$112K

$61,871 - $111,655 Range

IRS
3.5

$70K

$80K

$69,945 - $79,883 Range

Self Employment & Entrepreneur Development Society
4.4

$97K

$173K

$97,429 - $172,936 Range

Carr Riggs & Ingram
3.7

$81K

$104K

$81,067 - $103,640 Range

ABC
3.9

$52K

$95K

$51,957 - $95,093 Range

Squar Milner
3.9
About 

$66K -$108K

$66K

$108K

$65,856 - $108,231 Range

Wipfli
4.2

$59K

$113K

$58,713 - $112,511 Range

Schulman Lobel
4.0

Schulman Lobel

CPA - Monthly
About 

$17K -$36K

$17K

$36K

$16,821 - $36,423 Range

Elliott Davis
4.0

Elliott Davis

CPA - Hourly
About 

$29 -$32

 hourly

$29

$32

$29 - $32 Range

CPA Global
3.8
About 

$62K -$115K

$62K

$115K

$61,524 - $115,238 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a CPA salaries

The national average salary for a CPA is $77,800 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a CPA salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 243 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a CPA employees.

The highest salary for a CPA in United States is $132,745 per year.

The lowest salary for a CPA in United States is $45,598 per year.

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