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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,580
25th Percentile Wage
$48,980
50th Percentile Wage
$63,800
75th Percentile Wage
$83,640
90th Percentile Wage
$103,770

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 $103,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,580.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.07
25th Percentile Wage
$23.55
50th Percentile Wage
$30.67
75th Percentile Wage
$40.21
90th Percentile Wage
$49.89

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for accountants and auditors in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.89. The median hourly salary is $30.67. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.07.

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
201663,8001.66%13.40%
201562,7404.30%-
201460,0405.76%-
201356,5802.35%-
201255,250--

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 $47,560 to $69,090. The highest paying area for accountants and auditors in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $69,090. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $61,670). The lowest paying area is North Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$69,090
Kansas City
$61,670
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$59,440
Joplin
$59,300
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$57,040
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$56,960
Columbia
$56,880
Springfield
$54,850
St Joseph
$54,720
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$53,150
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$50,270
Jefferson City
$48,310
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$47,560


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