Accountant and Auditor Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for accountants and auditors in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of accountants and auditors amongst Florida 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,600
25th Percentile Wage
$47,630
50th Percentile Wage
$60,970
75th Percentile Wage
$79,930
90th Percentile Wage
$105,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $105,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,600.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.07
25th Percentile Wage
$22.90
50th Percentile Wage
$29.31
75th Percentile Wage
$38.43
90th Percentile Wage
$50.66

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for accountants and auditors in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $50.66. The median hourly salary is $29.31. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.07.

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
201660,9700.21%3.05%
201560,8400.43%-
201460,5800.94%-
201360,0101.50%-
201259,110--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in state of Florida ranges from $45,970 to $66,550. The highest paying area for accountants and auditors in Florida is Punta Gorda with a median annual salary of $66,550. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Naples-Marco Island (mean annual salary $66,090). The lowest paying area is Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Punta Gorda
$66,550
Naples-Marco Island
$66,090
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$65,910
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$63,640
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$63,470
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$62,470
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$62,330
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$62,070
Jacksonville
$61,540
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$61,310
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$61,260
Ocala
$60,970
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$60,310
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$59,900
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$59,320
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$58,970
Gainesville
$57,250
Port St Lucie
$56,080
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$56,080
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$56,040
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$55,360
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$53,390
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$52,660
Palm Coast
$52,090
Tallahassee
$48,390
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$45,970


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