Accountant and Auditor Salary Information in Texas

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,030
25th Percentile Wage
$56,180
50th Percentile Wage
$72,980
75th Percentile Wage
$96,680
90th Percentile Wage
$126,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $126,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,030.

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
$72,980
2.07% 13.43%
2016
$71,470
2.85% -
2015
$69,430
4.46% -
2014
$66,330
1.99% -
2013
$65,010
2.81% -
2012
$63,180
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Accountants and Auditors in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in state of Texas ranges from $51,530 to $79,750. The highest paying area for accountants and auditors in Texas is Midland with a median annual salary of $79,750. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $77,950). The lowest paying area is Central Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $51,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Midland
$79,750
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$77,950
Fort Worth-Arlington
$76,360
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$75,580
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$75,400
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$70,760
Amarillo
$69,690
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$68,740
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$68,440
Longview
$68,410
Waco
$68,180
Sherman-Denison
$66,570
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$66,260
Tyler
$66,030
Texarkana-Texarkana
$65,420
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$65,330
San Angelo
$65,230
Odessa
$64,190
Corpus Christi
$62,870
Lubbock
$62,450
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$62,280
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$62,030
Victoria
$61,380
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$61,180
Wichita Falls
$60,770
Abilene
$60,510
Brownsville-Harlingen
$60,320
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$59,970
El Paso
$59,340
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$57,030
College Station-Bryan
$54,820
Laredo
$53,050
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$51,530




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