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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of accountants and auditors from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Punta Gorda|| |
|North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota|| |
|Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall|| |
|West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach|| |
|Naples-Marco Island|| |
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach|| |
|Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach|| |
|Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach|| |
|Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater|| |
|Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin|| |
|Lakeland-Winter Haven|| |
|Port St Lucie|| |
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers|| |
|South Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent|| |
|Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach|| |
|Sebastian-Vero Beach|| |
|Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Palm Coast|| |
|Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |