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Accountant and Auditor Salary Information in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee

The annual and hourly salary statistics of accountants and auditors in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of accountants and auditors in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Accountants and Auditors in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,940
25th Percentile Wage
$44,240
50th Percentile Wage
$55,600
75th Percentile Wage
$67,330
90th Percentile Wage
$79,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $34,940.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.80
25th Percentile Wage
$21.27
50th Percentile Wage
$26.73
75th Percentile Wage
$32.36
90th Percentile Wage
$38.13

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for accountants and auditors in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.13. The median hourly salary is $26.73. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.80.

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
201655,6001.67%1.65%
201554,6702.71%-
201453,190-2.33%-
201354,430-0.46%-
201254,680--

Table 3. Compare Accountant and Auditor Salary in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $55,600 in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for accountants and auditors in state of Tennessee. In comparison, the annual salary of accountants and auditors in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is 8.9 percent (8.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Clarksville and 15.4 percent (15.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Clarksville
$61,000
Knoxville
$60,170
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$60,020
Memphis
$59,030
Morristown
$57,850
Chattanooga
$57,590
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$55,860
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$55,600
Johnson City
$52,510
Jackson
$52,430
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$51,880
Cleveland
$51,060
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$47,010

See also: Top paying jobs in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee.