Accountant and Auditor Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for accountants and auditors in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of accountants and auditors among Arizona areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Accountants and Auditors in Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,090
25th Percentile Wage
$46,950
50th Percentile Wage
$59,340
75th Percentile Wage
$77,840
90th Percentile Wage
$100,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,090.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.30
25th Percentile Wage
$22.57
50th Percentile Wage
$28.53
75th Percentile Wage
$37.42
90th Percentile Wage
$48.49

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for accountants and auditors in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.49. The median hourly salary is $28.53. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.30.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of accountants and auditors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201659,3401.21%3.81%
201558,6200.61%-
201458,2601.82%-
201357,2000.21%-
201257,080--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Accountants and Auditors in Arizona Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in state of Arizona ranges from $47,260 to $60,540. The highest paying area for accountants and auditors in Arizona is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale with a median annual salary of $60,540. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $58,850). The lowest paying area is Lake Havasu City-Kingman with a median annual salary of $47,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$60,540
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$58,850
Prescott
$56,380
Yuma
$55,590
Flagstaff
$55,560
Tucson
$52,980
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$52,040
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$47,260


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