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 Oregon. On average, they make less than credit analysts but more than revenue agents.

Career Median Salary
Credit analyst salary $70K
Investment banker salary $70K
Risk management specialist salary $70K
Fraud analyst salary $70K
Financial quantitative analyst salary $70K
Auditor salary $66K
Accountant salary $66K
Securities and commodities broker salary $48K
Stock trader salary $48K
Revenue agent salary $49K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)