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 among Florida cities 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,940
25th Percentile Wage
$48,290
50th Percentile Wage
$61,530
75th Percentile Wage
$80,180
90th Percentile Wage
$107,020

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 $107,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,940.

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
$61,530
0.91% 3.93%
2016
$60,970
0.21% -
2015
$60,840
0.43% -
2014
$60,580
0.94% -
2013
$60,010
1.50% -
2012
$59,110
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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 $45,960 to $68,310. The highest paying area for accountants and auditors in Florida is Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville with a median annual salary of $68,310. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Punta Gorda (mean annual salary $66,410). The lowest paying area is Tallahassee with a median annual salary of $45,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$68,310
Punta Gorda
$66,410
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$64,010
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$63,890
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$63,880
Naples-Marco Island
$63,840
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$63,580
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$62,980
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$62,350
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$62,110
Jacksonville
$61,520
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$60,890
Ocala
$60,860
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$60,820
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$58,100
Port St Lucie
$57,620
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$57,170
Gainesville
$56,690
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$56,180
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$55,930
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$55,550
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$53,760
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$52,460
Palm Coast
$52,090
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$51,000
Tallahassee
$45,960




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