Accountant and Auditor Salary Information in Utah

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,150
25th Percentile Wage
$48,360
50th Percentile Wage
$62,890
75th Percentile Wage
$84,050
90th Percentile Wage
$105,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $105,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,150.

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
$62,890
-0.29% 4.52%
2016
$63,070
0.33% -
2015
$62,860
0.86% -
2014
$62,320
0.80% -
2013
$61,820
2.86% -
2012
$60,050
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in state of Utah ranges from $46,620 to $63,940. The highest paying area for accountants and auditors in Utah is Provo-Orem with a median annual salary of $63,940. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $63,910). The lowest paying area is West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $46,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Provo-Orem
$63,940
Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$63,910
Salt Lake City
$63,690
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$63,370
Ogden-Clearfield
$63,300
South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area
$56,730
Logan
$55,630
St George
$53,260
West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area
$46,620




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