Accountant and Auditor Salary Information in Missouri

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,260
25th Percentile Wage
$48,320
50th Percentile Wage
$63,000
75th Percentile Wage
$83,520
90th Percentile Wage
$104,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,260.

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
$63,000
-1.27% 12.30%
2016
$63,800
1.66% -
2015
$62,740
4.30% -
2014
$60,040
5.76% -
2013
$56,580
2.35% -
2012
$55,250
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in state of Missouri ranges from $47,420 to $68,620. The highest paying area for accountants and auditors in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $68,620. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers (mean annual salary $62,990). The lowest paying area is Jefferson City with a median annual salary of $47,420.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$68,620
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$62,990
Kansas City
$62,020
St Joseph
$57,270
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$56,870
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$56,340
Joplin
$56,200
Columbia
$55,140
Springfield
$54,790
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$53,150
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$49,390
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$49,020
Jefferson City
$47,420




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