Before we proceed to average salary of Certified Public Accountant (CPA), We will know some basic things about Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is an equivalent degree of Chartered Accountant (CA) in USA. CPA is the best course for accounting in the whole world. It has its own dignity & power. This course is control by American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) which is the largest accounting body in the world. It is mot going to be an easy job to crack CPA so if you want to get cleared it then you have to work very hard.
If you want to to do CPA then you must have at least a single degree from the following degrees:
- He/She must be the member of Institute Of Chartered Accountant of India (ICAI) i.e. Chartered Accountant (CA).
- He/She must be the member of Institute Of Cost and Works Accountants in India (ICWAI)
- He/She must be the member of Institute Of Company Secretaries in India (ICSI).
- He/She must be be do master in commerce.
CPA course eligibility is differ from state to state there but these are the highest qualification that is required by a state. These details is received from edupristine & .ais-cpa sites.
Syllabus of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) course:
Syllabus of CPA divided into four stages. Each stages has their own syllabus, subject & values. Details of these section is as fellows:
|Auditing & Attestation (AUD)||4.5 hours|
|Business Environment||4 hours|
|Financial Accounting & Reporting (FAR)||3 hours|
|Regulations (REG)||2.5 hours|
Each exam consisting of 60 % multiple choice question.
Now we will discuss the salary of CPA. Salary of CPA is different everywhere. According to National Association on an average a CPA get $73800 per annum in 2018. At this time CPA is extending day by day so now there is a great opportunities to enter in CPA course & earn more. Best firm with the great package of CPA is as fellows:
- Valintry Services: This Firm provide the best package for CPA. They are providing approx $ 100000 in a year. That is a very great package of CPA.
- Mangrum Career Solutions: They are also providing great package to CPA’s. they are providing on an average $ 95000 per year.
- Robert half Finance & Accounting: This firm also came in the best CPA firm in the package. They are providing approx $ 90000 per Year.
- Cameron Craig Group: This firm also provide a great package to a CPA. This firm provides approx $ 84000 per year.
- Careers 2005: This firm provide more than $ 82000 package in a year.
There are also a lot of CPA firm that are providing more than $ 80000 per year to a CPA. So by seeing these figures everyone want that kind of salary but it takes lot of efforts to get these packages.
Now we can discuss some accounting firm & their packages for CPA’s:
1. Delloite: They are providing approx $ 42000 to $ 98000 to a CPA.
2. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC): There packages for CPA is also great. They are provided approx $ 49000 to $ 100000.
3.Ernst & Young (E & Y): There packages are in between $ 45000 to $107000 to a CPA per year.
4. KPMG: A CPA earns a salary between $ 48000 to $ 103000 in a year in the KPMG.
5. Grant Thornton LLP: A CPA earns a salary between $ 48000 to $ 103000 in a year in this firms.