Average Base Pay
35.42% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Accountants and Auditors role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $44,780. A Accountants and Auditors candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $56,790. A person in a mid-career Accountants and Auditors role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $73,680 a year. Accountants and Auditors with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $97,520. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Accountants and Auditors role’s annual salary averages $128,230 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Accountants and Auditors position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $73,680 higher than the national average for Accountants and Auditors positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Accountants and Auditors roles that can advance both internally and with another company.