Accountant and Auditor Salary Information in Maine

The average annual and hourly salaries for accountants and auditors in the state of Maine are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of accountants and auditors amongst Maine metropolitan areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,470
25th Percentile Wage
$50,360
50th Percentile Wage
$61,580
75th Percentile Wage
$79,010
90th Percentile Wage
$99,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,470.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of accountants and auditors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,580
3.78% 10.57%
2016
$59,250
4.19% -
2015
$56,770
0.69% -
2014
$56,380
0.57% -
2013
$56,060
1.77% -
2012
$55,070
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in state of Maine ranges from $54,510 to $67,800. The highest paying area for accountants and auditors in Maine is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford with a median annual salary of $67,800. The second highest paying city/area in Maine State is Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $61,570). The lowest paying area is Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $54,510.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$67,800
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$61,570
Lewiston-Auburn
$60,180
Bangor
$57,930
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$54,510




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