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Accountant and Auditor Salary in Sector of Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

The salary statistics of accountants and auditors in the industry sector of real estate and rental and leasing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare accountant and auditor salaries in different industries within the real estate and rental and leasing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Accountants and Auditors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,220
25th Percentile Wage
$54,040
50th Percentile Wage
$68,910
75th Percentile Wage
$89,330
90th Percentile Wage
$119,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors in the industry sector of real estate and rental and leasing. 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 $119,050. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $68,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid accountants and auditors is $43,220.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of accountants and auditors in the industry sector of real estate and rental and leasing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,910
2.68% 10.17%
2016
$67,060
1.19% -
2015
$66,260
1.09% -
2014
$65,540
3.30% -
2013
$63,380
2.34% -
2012
$61,900
- -

Compare Accountant and Auditor Salary in Different Industries within the Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Sector

The average salaries of accountants and auditors in twelve industries in the real estate and rental and leasing 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 automotive equipment rental and leasing industry with an annual salary $71,520. The lowest paying industry is the general rental centers industry (annual salary $60,720). For detailed accountant and auditor salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing
$71,520
Rental and Leasing Services
$71,070
Rental and Leasing Services
$70,880
Lessors of Real Estate
$69,750
Real Estate
$68,740
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing
$68,340
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers
$67,780
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)
$67,480
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)
$67,480
Activities Related to Real Estate
$65,070
Consumer Goods Rental
$62,330
General Rental Centers
$60,720

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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