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 amongst Arizona metropolitan 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,250
25th Percentile Wage
$49,850
50th Percentile Wage
$62,480
75th Percentile Wage
$79,490
90th Percentile Wage
$100,770

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 $100,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,250.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of accountants and auditors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,480
5.03% 8.64%
2016
$59,340
1.21% -
2015
$58,620
0.61% -
2014
$58,260
1.82% -
2013
$57,200
0.21% -
2012
$57,080
- -

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 $48,210 to $64,000. The highest paying area for accountants and auditors in Arizona is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale with a median annual salary of $64,000. 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 $48,210.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$64,000
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$58,850
Prescott
$57,710
Yuma
$56,180
Tucson
$55,500
Flagstaff
$52,890
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$51,920
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$48,210




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