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Accountant and Auditor Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of accountants and auditors in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare accountant and auditor salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Accountants and Auditors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,260
25th Percentile Wage
$52,520
50th Percentile Wage
$66,070
75th Percentile Wage
$86,340
90th Percentile Wage
$114,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $114,580. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid accountants and auditors is $42,260.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201666,0700.95%7.31%
201565,4402.09%-
201464,0703.14%-
201362,0601.32%-
201261,240--

Compare Accountant and Auditor Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of accountants and auditors in 20 industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 labor unions and similar labor organizations industry with an annual salary $73,560. The lowest paying industry is the civic and social organizations industry (annual salary $59,290). For detailed accountant and auditor salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations
$73,560
Grantmaking and Giving Services
$69,740
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$69,580
Social Advocacy Organizations
$67,480
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$67,150
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance
$64,250
Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$63,730
Drycleaning and Laundry Services
$63,320
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance
$63,180
Personal Care Services
$63,050
Repair and Maintenance
$62,650
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
$62,410
Automotive Repair and Maintenance
$62,250
Personal and Laundry Services
$61,760
Death Care Services
$61,040
Other Personal Services
$61,020
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair
$60,710
Religious Organizations
$59,810
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance
$59,390
Civic and Social Organizations
$59,290

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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