What is the salary of an Accountant?

The average salary of an Accountant in United States is $72,500. Salaries start from around $40,370 and go up to $113,740. For a detailed look at the salary in your state, click on the map below.

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$113,740
Starting ($40.4k)
Junior ($50.3k)
Experienced ($65.1k)
Senior ($86.1k)
Highest ($113.7k)
Highest

The top 10% of Accountants in United States earn:

$113,740
Senior

The top 25% of Accountants in United States earn:

$86,130
Experienced

The middle 50% of Accountants in United States earn:

$65,080
Junior

The bottom 25% of Accountants in United States earn:

$50,340
Starting

The bottom 10% of Accountants in United States earn:

$40,370

Historical salary

Accountant salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Alabama 63,900 32
Alaska 74,500 10
Arizona 63,000 37
Arkansas 62,600 38
California 77,400 6
Colorado 72,100 16
Connecticut 76,600 8
Delaware 73,800 12
District of Columbia 88,200 1
Florida 67,500 24
Georgia 73,900 11
Hawaii 60,600 45
Idaho 63,600 34
Illinois 72,600 15
Indiana 64,900 30
Iowa 62,200 39
Kansas 65,300 27
Kentucky 61,800 43
Louisiana 63,100 36
Maine 61,900 42
Maryland 78,300 4
Massachusetts 77,600 5
Michigan 69,000 18
Minnesota 66,900 26
Mississippi 58,900 48
Missouri 65,100 28
Montana 63,300 35
Nebraska 65,100 29
Nevada 62,200 39
New Hampshire 68,300 22
New Jersey 83,900 3
New Mexico 60,300 46
New York 87,300 2
North Carolina 69,000 19
North Dakota 56,300 51
Ohio 67,100 25
Oklahoma 60,800 44
Oregon 64,100 31
Pennsylvania 70,400 17
Rhode Island 75,100 9
South Carolina 59,000 47
South Dakota 58,600 49
Tennessee 63,900 33
Texas 73,600 13
Utah 68,800 21
Vermont 69,000 20
Virginia 76,700 7
Washington 72,800 14
West Virginia 57,900 50
Wisconsin 67,500 23
Wyoming 61,900 41
Guam 39,600 53
Puerto Rico 35,600 54
Virgin Islands 44,900 52

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