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Accountant and Auditor Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for accountants and auditors in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of accountants and auditors amongst Massachusetts cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Accountants and Auditors in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,420
25th Percentile Wage
$59,080
50th Percentile Wage
$74,500
75th Percentile Wage
$96,140
90th Percentile Wage
$125,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $125,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23.76
25th Percentile Wage
$28.40
50th Percentile Wage
$35.82
75th Percentile Wage
$46.22
90th Percentile Wage
$60.25

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for accountants and auditors in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $60.25. The median hourly salary is $35.82. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.76.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of accountants and auditors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201674,500-1.23%6.28%
201575,4202.77%-
201473,3302.09%-
201371,8002.76%-
201269,820--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Accountants and Auditors in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in state of Massachusetts ranges from $58,720 to $77,110. The highest paying area for accountants and auditors in Massachusetts is Framingham with a median annual salary of $77,110. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Taunton-Norton-Raynham (mean annual salary $76,860). The lowest paying area is Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $58,720.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Framingham
$77,110
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$76,860
Peabody
$76,310
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$76,160
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$75,900
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$73,910
Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area
$73,350
Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$72,720
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$72,050
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$70,220
New Bedford
$68,220
Springfield
$68,190
Worcester
$66,650
Pittsfield
$63,800
Barnstable Town
$62,190
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$58,720


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