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Accountant and Auditor Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

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.

Average Annual Salary of Accountants and Auditors

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

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 administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$67,020
2.13% 6.91%
2016
$65,590
0.52% -
2015
$65,250
1.30% -
2014
$64,400
-1.07% -
2013
$65,090
4.15% -
2012
$62,390
- -

Compare Accountant and Auditor Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

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
$73,850
Waste Collection
$72,090
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$71,980
Security Systems Services
$70,980
Office Administrative Services
$70,150
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$69,920
Facilities Support Services
$69,100
Investigation and Security Services
$68,440
Administrative and Support Services
$66,760
Exterminating and Pest Control Services
$66,750
Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$66,710
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services
$65,830
Travel Agencies
$65,230
Employment Services
$64,820
Landscaping Services
$64,640
Temporary Help Services
$64,280
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services
$62,910
Business Support Services
$62,470
Other Support Services
$62,050
Telephone Call Centers
$61,520

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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