Accountant and Auditor Salary Information in New Jersey

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,050
25th Percentile Wage
$64,130
50th Percentile Wage
$80,400
75th Percentile Wage
$103,080
90th Percentile Wage
$132,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $132,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,050.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.50
25th Percentile Wage
$30.83
50th Percentile Wage
$38.65
75th Percentile Wage
$49.56
90th Percentile Wage
$63.80

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for accountants and auditors in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $63.80. The median hourly salary is $38.65. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.50.

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
201680,4001.87%8.92%
201578,9003.93%-
201475,8001.06%-
201375,0002.36%-
201273,230--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in state of New Jersey ranges from $67,140 to $78,980. The highest paying area for accountants and auditors in New Jersey is Trenton-Ewing with a median annual salary of $78,980. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Camden (mean annual salary $78,380). The lowest paying area is Atlantic City-Hammonton with a median annual salary of $67,140.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Trenton-Ewing
$78,980
Camden
$78,380
Edison-New Brunswick
$76,260
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$73,610
Wilmington
$73,030
Ocean City
$69,010
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$67,140


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