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Accountant and Auditor Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

The salary statistics of accountants and auditors in the industry sector of accommodation and food services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare accountant and auditor salaries in different industries within the accommodation and food services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Accountants and Auditors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,210
25th Percentile Wage
$42,550
50th Percentile Wage
$56,980
75th Percentile Wage
$74,710
90th Percentile Wage
$95,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors in the industry sector of accommodation and food 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 $95,200. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid accountants and auditors is $32,210.

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 accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$56,980
1.90% 11.09%
2016
$55,900
1.34% -
2015
$55,150
1.36% -
2014
$54,400
2.96% -
2013
$52,790
4.03% -
2012
$50,660
- -

Compare Accountant and Auditor Salary in Different Industries within the Accommodation and Food Services Sector

The average salaries of accountants and auditors in ten industries in the accommodation and food 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 full-service restaurants industry with an annual salary $67,900. The lowest paying industry is the casino hotels industry (annual salary $49,000). For detailed accountant and auditor salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Full-Service Restaurants
$67,900
Special Food Services
$63,580
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps
$62,140
Food Services and Drinking Places
$58,630
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)
$58,550
Restaurants and Other Eating Places
$57,840
Rooming and Boarding Houses
$56,940
Accommodation
$54,870
Traveler Accommodation
$54,570
Casino Hotels
$49,000

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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