The salary statistics of accountants and auditors in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare accountant and auditor salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$41,390|
|25th Percentile Wage||$52,500|
|50th Percentile Wage||$67,020|
|75th Percentile Wage||$89,290|
|90th Percentile Wage||$118,070|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. 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 $118,070. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid accountants and auditors is $41,390.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of accountants and auditors in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of accountants and auditors in 20 industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services 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 waste treatment and disposal industry with an annual salary $73,850. The lowest paying industry is the telephone call centers industry (annual salary $61,520). For detailed accountant and auditor salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Waste Treatment and Disposal|| |
|Waste Collection|| |
|Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Security Systems Services|| |
|Office Administrative Services|| |
|Remediation and Other Waste Management Services|| |
|Facilities Support Services|| |
|Investigation and Security Services|| |
|Administrative and Support Services|| |
|Exterminating and Pest Control Services|| |
|Services to Buildings and Dwellings|| |
|Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services|| |
|Travel Agencies|| |
|Employment Services|| |
|Landscaping Services|| |
|Temporary Help Services|| |
|Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services|| |
|Business Support Services|| |
|Other Support Services|| |
|Telephone Call Centers|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .