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 6% less than similar careers in North Carolina. On average, they make less than financial analysts but more than financial quantitative analysts.

Career Median Salary
Financial analyst salary $81K
Securities and commodities broker salary $62K
Stock trader salary $62K
Operations research analyst salary $81K
Credit analyst salary $74K
Auditor salary $70K
Accountant salary $70K
Risk management specialist salary $67K
Investment banker salary $67K
Financial quantitative analyst salary $67K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)