Accountant and Auditor Salary Information in Maryland

The average annual and hourly salaries for accountants and auditors in the state of Maryland are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of accountants and auditors among Maryland 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 Maryland

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,500
25th Percentile Wage
$57,350
50th Percentile Wage
$74,030
75th Percentile Wage
$99,000
90th Percentile Wage
$127,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors in Maryland in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,500.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.36
25th Percentile Wage
$27.57
50th Percentile Wage
$35.59
75th Percentile Wage
$47.60
90th Percentile Wage
$61.08

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for accountants and auditors in Maryland in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.08. The median hourly salary is $35.59. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.36.

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
201674,0301.49%7.21%
201572,9301.34%-
201471,9502.53%-
201370,1302.05%-
201268,690--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in some Maryland cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in state of Maryland ranges from $54,210 to $79,800. The highest paying area for accountants and auditors in Maryland is Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick with a median annual salary of $79,800. The second highest paying city/area in Maryland State is St Marys County (mean annual salary $78,130). The lowest paying area is Garrett County with a median annual salary of $54,210.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick
$79,800
St Marys County
$78,130
Baltimore-Towson
$71,240
Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area
$61,610
Salisbury
$61,430
Garrett County
$54,210



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