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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
$42,890
25th Percentile Wage
$53,290
50th Percentile Wage
$66,910
75th Percentile Wage
$86,850
90th Percentile Wage
$114,770

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 $114,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid accountants and auditors is $42,890.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,910
1.26% 8.47%
2016
$66,070
0.95% -
2015
$65,440
2.09% -
2014
$64,070
3.14% -
2013
$62,060
1.32% -
2012
$61,240
- -

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 grantmaking and giving services industry with an annual salary $71,170. The lowest paying industry is the other personal services industry (annual salary $57,240). For detailed accountant and auditor salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Grantmaking and Giving Services
$71,170
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations
$70,200
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance
$69,930
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$69,620
Social Advocacy Organizations
$68,440
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$68,280
Drycleaning and Laundry Services
$66,730
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
$66,270
Death Care Services
$64,520
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance
$63,780
Repair and Maintenance
$63,010
Personal Care Services
$62,380
Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$62,320
Religious Organizations
$62,270
Civic and Social Organizations
$61,880
Personal and Laundry Services
$61,500
Automotive Repair and Maintenance
$61,480
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance
$61,010
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair
$59,610
Other Personal Services
$57,240

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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