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Accountant and Auditor Salary in Sector of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting

The salary statistics of accountants and auditors in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare accountant and auditor salaries in different industries within the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector.

Average Annual Salary of Accountants and Auditors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,690
25th Percentile Wage
$53,470
50th Percentile Wage
$63,570
75th Percentile Wage
$80,670
90th Percentile Wage
$100,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) accountants and auditors is $100,850. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid accountants and auditors is $42,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of accountants and auditors in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,570-0.24%8.04%
201563,7202.32%-
201462,2402.72%-
201360,5503.45%-
201258,460--

Compare Accountant and Auditor Salary in Different Industries within the Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Sector

The average salaries of accountants and auditors in five industries in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for accountant and auditor occupations is the forestry and logging industry with an annual salary $73,340. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for animal production industry (annual salary $60,840). For detailed accountant and auditor salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Forestry and Logging
$73,340
Logging
$73,340
Support Activities for Crop Production
$63,900
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry
$63,220
Support Activities for Animal Production
$60,840

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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