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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,810
25th Percentile Wage
$48,980
50th Percentile Wage
$63,070
75th Percentile Wage
$82,970
90th Percentile Wage
$103,670

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 $103,670. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,810.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.14
25th Percentile Wage
$23.55
50th Percentile Wage
$30.32
75th Percentile Wage
$39.89
90th Percentile Wage
$49.84

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for accountants and auditors in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.84. The median hourly salary is $30.32. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.14.

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
201663,0700.33%4.79%
201562,8600.86%-
201462,3200.80%-
201361,8202.86%-
201260,050--

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 $51,540 to $65,240. The highest paying area for accountants and auditors in Utah is Ogden-Clearfield with a median annual salary of $65,240. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is Provo-Orem (mean annual salary $64,120). The lowest paying area is West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $51,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ogden-Clearfield
$65,240
Provo-Orem
$64,120
Salt Lake City
$63,470
Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$59,940
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$59,500
South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area
$58,780
Logan
$57,520
St George
$53,480
West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area
$51,540


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