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2021 Accountants and Auditors Salary Guide

Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data.

Accountants and Auditors Salary 2021

Salary

$73.6K

Growth

4%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Accountants and Auditors Make 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $45,220 $57,110 $73,560 $97,530 $128,680
Hourly Wage $21.74 $27.46 $35.37 $46.89 $61.87

How Much Do Accountants and Auditors Make 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$45,220
$57,110
$73,560
$97,530
$128,680
Hourly Wage
$21.74
$27.46
$35.37
$46.89
$61.87

What Do Accountants and Auditors Do?

Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data.

Also known as:

Accountant, Accounting Officer, Audit Partner, Auditor, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Cost Accountant, Financial Auditor, General Accountant, Internal Auditor, Revenue Tax Specialist

  • Prepare financial documents, reports, or budgets.
  • Advise others on financial matters.
  • Advise others on business or operational matters.
  • Report information to managers or other personnel.
  • Investigate legal issues.
  • Examine financial records.
  • Oversee business processes.
  • Collect evidence for legal proceedings.
  • Examine financial records or processes.
  • Advise others on financial matters.
  • Discuss business strategies, practices, or policies with managers.
  • Verify accuracy of records.
  • Examine financial records.
  • Examine financial records or processes.
  • Examine financial records or processes.
  • Analyze business or financial data.
  • Analyze financial information.
  • Examine financial records.
  • Conduct financial or regulatory audits.
  • Prepare financial documents.
  • Verify accuracy of financial information.
  • Prepare financial documents, reports, or budgets.
  • Calculate tax information.
  • Verify accuracy of records.
  • Prepare financial documents.
  • Advise others on human resources topics.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Report information to managers or other personnel.
  • Analyze business or financial data.
  • Develop business or financial information systems.
  • Assess financial status of clients.
  • Coordinate regulatory documentation activities.
  • Examine financial records or processes.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of personnel policies or practices.
  • Examine financial records.

Accountants and Auditors Job Outlook

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
United States 1,436,100 1,497,900 4% 125,700

Accountants and Auditors Job Outlook

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
United States
1,436,100
1,497,900
4%
125,700

Accountants and Auditors Schooling & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Accountants and Auditors Schools

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Abilene Christian University Accounting Abilene, TX 4 years: 10
4 years: 56
More than 4 years: 44
Abraham Lincoln University Accounting and Finance Glendale, CA Less than one year: 0
Abraham Lincoln University Accounting and Business/Management Glendale, CA Less than one year: 0
Academy College Accounting Bloomington, MN 4 years: 0
Adelphi University Accounting Garden City, NY 4 years: 30
At least one but less than two years: 0
Less than one year: 1
More than 4 years: 12
Adrian College Accounting Adrian, MI 4 years: 21
More than 4 years: 15
Aiken Technical College Accounting Graniteville, SC 2 years: 14
Aims Community College Accounting Greeley, CO 2 years: 9
Less than one year: 16
Alabama A & M University Accounting Normal, AL 4 years: 14
Alabama State University Accounting Montgomery, AL 4 years: 13
More than 4 years: 15

Accountants and Auditors Schools

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Accounting
Abilene, TX
4 years: 10
4 years: 56
More than 4 years: 44
Accounting and Finance
Glendale, CA
Less than one year: 0
Accounting and Business/Management
Glendale, CA
Less than one year: 0
Accounting
Bloomington, MN
4 years: 0
Accounting
Garden City, NY
4 years: 30
At least one but less than two years: 0
Less than one year: 1
More than 4 years: 12
Accounting
Adrian, MI
4 years: 21
More than 4 years: 15
Accounting
Graniteville, SC
2 years: 14
Accounting
Greeley, CO
2 years: 9
Less than one year: 16
Accounting
Normal, AL
4 years: 14
Accounting
Montgomery, AL
4 years: 13
More than 4 years: 15

Accountants and Auditors Jobs .

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
2022 Co-Op - Accounting - Hunt Valley, MD (Year Round) Textron Hunt Valley, Maryland 09/28/2021 Yes
Accountant Southern Company Atlanta, Georgia 09/27/2021 Yes
Accountant Southern Company Atlanta, Georgia 09/28/2021 Yes
Accountant Kforce Plant City, Florida 09/28/2021 No
Accountant Kforce Chantilly, Virginia 09/28/2021 No
Accountant Randstad US Greenwich, Connecticut 09/28/2021 Yes
Accountant Aston Carter Crete, Illinois 09/28/2021 Yes
Accountant ICONMA, LLC Cambridge, Massachusetts 09/28/2021 No
Accountant Robert Half San Francisco, California 09/28/2021 Yes
Accountant Aston Carter Crete, Illinois 09/28/2021 Yes

Accountants and Auditors Jobs .

Location

New York, NY Charlotte, NC Houston, TX Virtual, USA Atlanta, GA Austin, TX San Francisco, CA Salt Lake City, UT Phoenix, AZ Denver, CO Chicago, IL San Antonio, TX Los Angeles, CA Washington, DC Indianapolis, IN Baltimore, MD Tallahassee, FL Seattle, WA Las Vegas, NV Juno Beach, FL Boston, MA San Diego, CA Miami, FL Little Rock, AR Dallas, TX Columbus, OH Tampa, FL St. Louis, MO Raleigh, NC Louisville, KY Des Moines, IA Cincinnati, OH Baton Rouge, LA Nashville, TN Columbia, SC West Des Moines, IA San Jose, CA Sacramento, CA Rochester, NY Orlando, FL Minneapolis, MN Milwaukee, WI Memphis, TN Hartford, CT Harrisburg, PA Detroit, MI Virginia Beach, VA Richmond, VA Reston, VA Reno, NV Pittsburgh, PA Jefferson City, MO Irving, TX Frankfort, KY Fort Worth, TX Charleston, WV Brooklyn, NY Anaheim, CA Albany, NY Winston Salem, NC Syracuse, NY Summit, NJ San Dimas, CA Morrisville, NC Mason, OH Madison, WI Lansing, MI La Mirada, CA Kansas City, MO Jersey City, NJ Jacksonville, FL Iselin, NJ Irvine, CA Hanover, MD Greenville, SC Fond Du Lac, WI Deerfield, IL Dearborn, MI Columbia, MD Clearwater, FL Cary, NC Canton, OH Boise, ID Woodland Hills, CA Wilmington, DE Whittier, CA Westchester, IL West Covina, CA Watertown, MA Walnut Creek, CA Wallingford, CT Visalia, CA Upland, CA Tucson, AZ Thousand Oaks, CA St. Paul, MN Springfield, MO Spring Hill, FL South Portland, ME Smithfield, RI Shelbyville, KY Seven Hills, OH Schaumburg, IL Savannah, GA Saint Paul, MN Rockville, MD Rochester Hills, MI Roanoke, VA Richardson, TX Remote, USA Rancho Cordova, CA Racine, WI Portland, OR Plantation, FL Plano, TX Placentia, CA Pico Rivera, CA Pewaukee, WI Pembroke Pines, FL Palo Alto, CA Oklahoma City, OK Ocala, FL North Miami Beach, FL Norfolk, VA Newbury Park, CA Morristown, NJ Montgomery, AL Montebello, CA Moline, IL Modesto, CA Minnetonka, MN Midland, GA Middletown, NY Miami Lakes, FL Metairie, LA Mendota Heights, MN Melville, NY Manchester, NH Maitland, FL Lubbock, TX Long Beach, CA Lexington, KY Lawndale, CA Lake Forest, CA Hingham, MA Hialeah, FL Hialeah Gardens, FL Harrisonburg, VA Hamilton, NJ Hacienda Heights, CA Grand Prairie, TX Glendale, CA Gilbert, MN Fulton, GA Fresno, CA Flushing, NY Everett, WA El Paso, TX East Syracuse, NY Eagan, MN Durham, NC Downey, CA Denison, TX Costa Mesa, CA Colorado Springs, CO College Point, NY Coconut Grove, FL Cleveland, OH Cerritos, CA Casselberry, FL Cambridge, MA Buffalo, NY Bradenton, FL Berkeley, CA Apple Valley, CA Andover, MA Alexandria, VA Akron, OH Woburn, MA Westlake Village, CA Wausau, WI Uniondale, NY Twin Falls, ID Trenton, NJ Topeka, KS Titusville, NJ St. Petersburg, FL Springfield, IL Santa Fe, NM Santa Clara, CA Salem, OR Saint Louis, MO Saint Ignatius, MT Providence, RI Plant City, FL Philadelphia, PA Pennington, NJ Overland Park, KS Omaha, NE Olympia, WA O'Fallon, MO Oak Ridge, TN Newark, NJ Newark, DE New Bern, NC Neenah, WI Malvern, PA Lowell, MA Lincoln, NE Lakewood, CO Knoxville, TN Honolulu, HI Hillsboro, OR Hauppauge, NY Greenwood Village, CO Englewood, CO El Segundo, CA Crete, IL Coventry, RI Concord, NH Clayton, MO Cheyenne, WY Chattanooga, TN Carson City, NV California, MD Boca Raton, FL Bloomington, IN Birmingham, AL Augusta, ME Arlington, VA Annapolis, MD Altamonte Springs, FL Woodridge, IL Windsor Locks, CT Wilsonville, OR Williamsport, PA Wichita, KS Whitehall, OH White River Junction, VT White Plains, NY Wheat Ridge, CO Westwood, MA Westminster, CO Westfield, MA Westampton, NJ West Sacramento, CA West Henrietta, NY West Chester, PA Wesley Chapel, FL Waterbury, CT Warsaw, IN Warrenville, IL Warner Robins, GA Wakefield, MA Waite Park, MN Virgin, UT Vernon, CT Vancouver, WA Vail, CO Utica, MI Urbana, IL Upson, GA Uniontown, OH Tulsa, OK Tualatin, OR Troutdale, OR Tomahawk, WI Toledo, OH The Woodlands, TX The Position Will Be Headquartered In The Closest District Or County Office That Meets Business Needs And Has Available Space To The Selected Candidate'S Home In Dauphin Or Contiguous Counties., PA Texas, USA Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX Sunrise, FL Sun Prairie, WI Sugar Land, TX Stow, OH Stoughton, WI Stone Mountain, GA Sterling, VA St Cloud, MN Springfield, VA Springfield, OH Springdale, AR Spotswood, NJ Spokane, WA Spartanburg, SC Southlake, TX Smyrna, TN Smithville, TN Sioux Falls, SD Shreveport, LA Shoreview, MN Shelby, NC Sauk Rapids, MN Sartell, MN Santa Monica, CA Sandy, UT San Juan, PR Saint Petersburg, FL Rye Brook, NY Rutherford, NJ Roseland, NJ Rolling Meadows, IL Rockingham, VA Rock Valley, IA Riverside, CA Ringgold, GA Redding, CA Raynham, MA Raritan, NJ Quincy, MA Poughkeepsie, NY Port Huron, MI Pompano Beach, FL Plymouth, MN Plymouth Meeting, PA Pierre, SD Pflugerville, TX Pensacola, FL Peachtree Corners, GA Pasadena, CA Parsippany, NJ Palmetto Bay, FL Palm Harbor, FL Oregon City, OR Okahumpka, FL Oakland, CA Oakbrook Terrace, IL Oak Creek, WI Nimitz Hill, GU Newington, CT Newburyport, MA New York, USA New Kensington, PA New Castle, DE New Caney, TX New Brighton, MN New Baltimore, MI Natick, MA Muskogee, OK Mount Pleasant, IA Mossville, IL Morgantown, WV Mooresville, NC Moorefield, WV Moon Township, PA Montrose, CO Montpelier, VT Millwood, VA Milford, CT Midvale, UT Middletown, DE Methuen, MA Medley, FL Mcminnville, OR Mclean, VA Matthews, NC Marlborough, MA Marion, IL Marana, AZ Loveland, CO Los Gatos, CA Long Island City, NY Londonderry, NH Lincolnshire, IL Lenexa, KS Lebanon, NH Lake Mary, FL Kennesaw, GA Keene, NH Kearney, NE Katy, TX Kansas City, KS Kalamazoo, MA Juneau, AK Jersey, NJ Jericho, NY Jefferson, LA Jackson, MS Jackson Hole, WY Inver Grove Height, MN Independence, LA Immokalee, FL Huntsville, AL Hunt Valley, MD Hopkinton, MA Hoboken, NJ Hinesburg, VT High Point, NC Hickory, NC Hibbing, MN Helena, MT Hayward, CA Hamden, CT Griffith, IN Greenwich, CT Grandview Heights, OH Grand Rapids, MI Grand Junction, CO Graham, TX Glendive, MT Glendale, CO Glen Burnie, MD Geismar, LA Gainesville, FL Frisco, TX Freehold, NJ Frederick, MD Franklin, TN Framingham, MA Fort Myers, FL Fontana, WI Florence, KY Flagstaff, AZ Farmington, CT Fargo, ND Evendale, OH Estero, FL Emeryville, CA Elverson, PA Elk Grove Village, IL Edina, MN Eden Prairie, MN Easton, PA East Hartford, CT East Brunswick, NJ Durant, OK Dublin, CA Dover, DE Douglasville, GA Dekalb, GA Deerfield Beach, FL Daytona Beach, FL Davenport, IA Danville, IL Corpus Christi, TX Corporate Office, FL Coral Springs, FL Coral Gables, FL Cookeville, TN Conway, AR Concord, MA Concord, CA Commack, NY Clifton Park, NY Clermont, FL Chino, CA Cherry Hill, NJ Cheektowaga, NY Chantilly, VA Chamblee, GA Centennial, CO Carson, CA Carol Stream, IL Cape Coral, FL Canton, NY Camden, NJ Butte, MT Burbank, CA Buffalo Grove, IL Broomfield, CO Brooklyn, OH Brooklyn Park, MN Brecksville, OH Branchburg, NJ Bolingbrook, IL Blue Ash, OH Bloomington, MN Bloomfield, CT Bloomfield Hills, MI Bismarck, ND Binghamton, NY Beverly Hills, CA Bethlehem, PA Bensalem, PA Bellevue, WA Beaverton, OR Beachwood, OH Basking Ridge, NJ Bartow, FL Barceloneta, PR Avon, CT Aurora, CO Asheville, NC Ann Arbor, MI Amityville, NY Alpharetta, GA Allentown, PA Albuquerque, NM Addison, IL Abilene, TX Abbott Park, IL
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Company

Anthem, Inc. EY Robert Half Black & Veatch Aston Carter Robert Half KPMG Kforce Robert Half Bank of America U.S. Bank Randstad US USAA Aimbridge Hospitality C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Vectrus Wells Fargo Ryder System Grant Thornton LLP J&J Family of Companies Actalent Internal Revenue Service NextEra Energy Siemens American Express CBRE Genesee & Wyoming MyFlorida State of Georgia University of Utah Bristol Myers Squibb Curative Inc. Huntington National Bank Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores Moss Adams LLP Raymond James Financial, Inc. Sysco TEKsystems TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION The Hartford UPMC Vontier Arkansas Government Job Ascension Health Catalent Pharma Solutions Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Gpm Investments LLC Hyatt KBR Kelly Services Lennox Live Nation Northrop Grumman Robert Half Salesforce.com, Inc Sodexo Southern Company Xylem AMETEK, Inc. AdventHealth American Tower Bloomberg CNH AMERICA LLC Centuri Construction Group Choice Hotels Citigroup Eide Bailly GWS Tool Group Hamilton Company House of Blues Humana IHS Markit John Deere Louisiana Department of State Civil Service Luxottica Mainsail Lodging & Development MasterCard NJ Transit National Grid New York Life Insurance Company Parker Hannifin Corporation Securities and Exchange Commission Skanska Titan America UnitedHealth Group University of Miami WillScot Mobile Mini Holdings Corp. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Zurich NA 7-Eleven AAF Flanders ABBTECH Professional Resources, Inc. ACCURAY INC ASSOCIATED BANK NA Abbott Acxiom LLC Alaska Airlines Alight Alpine Bank Ameriprise Financial Apria Aspirus Health Asurion Athene Avera Marshall Avis Budget Group BADGER METER INC BBL Hospitality BHI Energy BMO Financial Group BUNZL Ball Corporation BayCare Health System Benchmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, N Bowman Consulting Group BrightSpring Health Services Brookdale Senior Living Bureau of Land Management CESO, Inc. CHS Inc. Candy CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Carle Foundation Hospital Caterpillar, Inc. Catholic Community Services Centene Corporation Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Cigna City of Columbus Colorado State Columbia University Combined Insurance Comerica Commerce, International Trade Administration Compass Group, North America ConEdison Cook Children's Healthcare Crescent Hotels & Resorts, LLC Crestline Hotels Cummins Inc. Curtiss-Wright Corporation Daimler Trucks North America Dartmouth-Hitchcock Workforce Readiness Institute Dassault Systemes Defense Finance and Accounting Service Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP EXACT SCIENCES CORPORATION Eaton Vance Empower Federal Credit Union Enterprise Holdings Environmental Protection Agency Envision Healthcare Exelon Express Employment Professionals Extra Space Storage FIS Global Fiat Chrysler Automobile Fifth Third Bank, N.A. FirstService Residential ForeScout Technologies, Inc. Forest Service GMR Marketing Gallagher General Dynamics Ordnance & Tactical Systems General Electric Genesis Health System Golden State Foods Guidehouse HCA, Hospital Corporation of America HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION HEI Hotels Hallmark Healthcare Services Group, Inc. Hendrick Automotive Company Highgate Hotels, LP Hilton Hologic Home Depot Honeywell Horizon Therapeutics Hudson Valley Credit Union Hyster Yale Group ICONMA, LLC IT'SUGAR Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Impact Fire Inframark InnovaCare Intermountain Healthcare International Paper J.R. Simplot Company JBS USA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Johns Hopkins University Kemper Insurance Kinder Morgan Langan Engineering, Environmental, Surveying and Landscape Architecture, D.P.C. Leidos MARCUS PALACE CINEMA MASTER LOCK CO MDU Resources Group ManpowerGroup McDermott Merck Metropolitan Commercial Bank Micron Technology, Inc. MilliporeSigma Moda Health Montrose Memorial Hospital Mylan Inc NFM Lending NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE Naval Facilities Engineering Command Navistar, Inc. Nestle New York Life Insurance Co Newmont Nike Nordstrom Northern Arizona University On The Border Oracle Otis Elevator Company Overhead Door Corporation PDS Tech Inc PLEXUS CORP PPD PSG Global Solutions Parsons Corporation Prager Metis CPAs, LLC ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. ProQuest Providence Health & Services Qualcomm Quanta Services QuantiTech, Inc. RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS RSM US LLP Republic Services Resources For Human Development, Inc. Rite of Passage Rochester Regional Health Ross Stores, Inc. S C JOHNSON & SON INC S&K Technologies, Inc. S&K Logistics Services SCI Shared Resources, LLC SEARCH SGS North America STOUGHTON TRAILERS LLC Sage Hospitality Resources Saint-Gobain Sallie Mae Sanford Health Santander US ServiceNow, Inc. Shaw Industries Inc Singer Smartsheet South Motors Stanley Acess Technologies State of Nebraska State of Wyoming Summit Medical Group T-ROC TAD PGS, Inc. TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY Tarbell Management Group LLC Tenneco/Federal Mogul Motorparts Textron The Auto Club Group The Hertz Corporation The MENTOR Network The Michaels Organization The Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights Tradeweb Travelers TrialCard Tyson Foods U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) UNC Health Care UNUM US Foods UT Health University of Washington V2soft Inc. VMware Vail Health Vail Resorts Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Walbridge Waste Connections Wayne State University Weatherford Weyerhaeuser WinCo Foods Wipfli LLP Wolters Kluwer Xerox verizon
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Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Textron
Hunt Valley, Maryland
09/28/2021
Yes
Southern Company
Atlanta, Georgia
09/27/2021
Yes
Southern Company
Atlanta, Georgia
09/28/2021
Yes
Kforce
Plant City, Florida
09/28/2021
No
Kforce
Chantilly, Virginia
09/28/2021
No
Randstad US
Greenwich, Connecticut
09/28/2021
Yes
Aston Carter
Crete, Illinois
09/28/2021
Yes
ICONMA, LLC
Cambridge, Massachusetts
09/28/2021
No
Robert Half
San Francisco, California
09/28/2021
Yes
Aston Carter
Crete, Illinois
09/28/2021
Yes

Accountants and Auditors Salary Guide 2021

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