Accountant and Auditor Salary Information in Ohio

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,420
25th Percentile Wage
$51,100
50th Percentile Wage
$63,980
75th Percentile Wage
$82,310
90th Percentile Wage
$106,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $106,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.92
25th Percentile Wage
$24.57
50th Percentile Wage
$30.76
75th Percentile Wage
$39.57
90th Percentile Wage
$51.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for accountants and auditors in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $51.27. The median hourly salary is $30.76. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.92.

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
201663,9800.98%6.83%
201563,3502.54%-
201461,7402.14%-
201360,4201.34%-
201259,610--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in state of Ohio ranges from $51,060 to $66,940. The highest paying area for accountants and auditors in Ohio is Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor with a median annual salary of $66,940. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Dayton (mean annual salary $66,080). The lowest paying area is Sandusky with a median annual salary of $51,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$66,940
Dayton
$66,080
Columbus
$65,750
Toledo
$64,970
Akron
$63,970
Cincinnati-Middletown
$63,130
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$62,230
Lima
$60,720
Springfield
$60,660
Canton-Massillon
$59,190
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$58,640
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$57,610
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$56,700
Mansfield
$56,220
Sandusky
$51,060


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