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The Highest Paying Cities for CPAs

highest paying cities for CPAs

You’ve just graduated with an accounting degree and are starting to study for the CPA Exam, but you’re also looking for the best place to land your dream job – to help pay off student loans.

Some cities across the United States have higher annual salaries than others for Certified Public Accountants.  So, we did some research and compiled a short list of the Highest Paying Cities for CPAs based on median annual salary by city for February 2016. 

  1. San Francisco, California
    Median Annual Salary: $96,099
     
  2. New York, New York
    Median Annual Salary: $94,951
     
  3. Houston, Texas
    Median Annual Salary: $85,867
     
  4. Atlanta, Georgia
    Median Annual Salary: $82,174
     
  5. Dallas, Texas
    Median Annual Salary: $82,089
  6. Seattle, Washington
    Median Annual Salary: $80,275
     
  7. Chicago, Illinois
    Median Annual Salary: $78,630

LEARN MORE ABOUT AVERAGE CPA SALARIES HERE.

Sources:
Payscale.com
Indeed.com