Accountants and Auditors

Accountants and auditors prepare and examine financial records. They ensure that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time. Accountants and auditors assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently.

$69,350

Median US Salary

Bachelor's degree

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Accountants and Auditors

Currently employed

1,241,000

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

10%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

50,000 or more

Estimated over the next 10 years

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Median Salary by State for Accountants and Auditors

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

District of Columbia $89,950

New Jersey $82,310

New York $82,090

Rhode Island $77,070

Virginia $75,750

Alaska $75,400

California $75,130

Connecticut $74,880

Massachusetts $73,680

Texas $72,980

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Maxxing your 401k as Accountants and Auditors

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

27.4%

Per paycheck

$730.84

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $2,667.31
Pre Tax Retirement $730.84
Before Taxes $1,936.47
Taxes $580.94
Take Home $1,355.53

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