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What is the average salary for an Accountant?

The average salary of an Accountant is $72,500. Salaries start from $40,370 and go up to $113,740. Please note that the average salary for an Accountant may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

$0 $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
District of Columbia 88,200 1
New York 87,260 2
New Jersey 83,930 3
Maryland 78,300 4
Massachusetts 77,630 5
California 77,420 6
Virginia 76,670 7
Connecticut 76,570 8
Rhode Island 75,120 9
Alaska 74,500 10
Georgia 73,910 11
Delaware 73,750 12
Texas 73,600 13
Washington 72,790 14
Illinois 72,640 15
United States 72,500 16
Colorado 72,110 17
Pennsylvania 70,380 18
Michigan 69,020 19
North Carolina 68,970 20
Vermont 68,950 21
Utah 68,830 22
New Hampshire 68,260 23
Wisconsin 67,460 24
Florida 67,450 25
Ohio 67,080 26
Minnesota 66,900 27
Kansas 65,340 28
Missouri 65,140 29
Nebraska 65,110 30
Indiana 64,880 31
Oregon 64,110 32
Alabama 63,910 33
Tennessee 63,880 34
Idaho 63,570 35
Montana 63,280 36
Louisiana 63,090 37
Arizona 63,030 38
Arkansas 62,560 39
Nevada 62,180 40
Iowa 62,180 41
Wyoming 61,920 42
Maine 61,910 43
Kentucky 61,810 44
Oklahoma 60,780 45
Hawaii 60,560 46
New Mexico 60,250 47
South Carolina 58,970 48
Mississippi 58,890 49
South Dakota 58,620 50
West Virginia 57,890 51
North Dakota 56,320 52
Virgin Islands 44,910 53
Guam 39,610 54
Puerto Rico 35,580 55

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