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 District of Columbia. On average, they make less than statisticians but more than social fundraisers.

Career Median Salary
Statistician salary $107K
Securities and commodities broker salary $65K
Stock trader salary $65K
Financial analyst salary $91K
Budget analyst salary $100K
Accountant salary $92K
Tax preparer salary $51K
Loan officer salary $75K
Cost estimator salary $94K
Social fundraiser salary $75K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)