Accountant earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Accountant salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $73,244
Alabama $56,503
Arkansas $54,645
Arizona $53,014
California $70,805
Colorado $72,940
Connecticut $76,450
District of Columbia $91,890
Delaware $72,750
Florida $62,270
Georgia $68,870
Guam $44,690
Hawaii $57,828
Iowa $58,329
Idaho $66,110
Illinois $63,746
Indiana $59,555
Kansas $57,757
Kentucky $56,964
Louisiana $66,860
Massachusetts $74,890
Maryland $74,030
Maine $63,150
Michigan $65,850
Minnesota $66,240
Missouri $70,240
Mississippi $56,690
Montana $61,460
North Carolina $69,840
North Dakota $59,660
Nebraska $59,820
New Hampshire $67,120
New Jersey $90,400
New Mexico $60,120
Nevada $62,350
New York $83,250
Ohio $64,630
Oklahoma $65,030
Oregon $65,760
Pennsylvania $59,076
Puerto Rico $32,770
Rhode Island $76,770
South Carolina $58,640
South Dakota $62,270
Tennessee $62,100
Texas $72,860
Utah $63,410
Virginia $76,490
Virgin Islands $48,650
Vermont $67,310
Washington $70,600
Wisconsin $63,390
West Virginia $62,670
Wyoming $60,870

How do accountant salaries compare to similar careers?

Accountants earn about the same as related careers in Alaska. On average, they make less than revenue agents but more than investment bankers.

Career Median Salary
Revenue agent salary $87K
Statistician salary $84K
Cost estimator salary $79K
Auditor salary $76K
Budget analyst salary $77K
Accountant salary $73K
Operations research analyst salary $70K
Financial quantitative analyst salary $61K
Risk management specialist salary $61K
Investment banker salary $61K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)