What is an Accountant or Auditor?
Accountant or Auditor Job Description Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data.
Types of Accountant or Auditor
- Cost Accountant
- Tax Accountant
- Payroll Auditor
- Field Auditor
Job Demand for Accountants and Auditors
In the United States, there were 1,397,700 jobs for Accountant or Auditor in 2016. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 10% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 139,900 new jobs for Accountant or Auditor by 2026. There will be an estimated 141,800 positions for Accountant or Auditor per year.
The states with the most job growth for Accountant or Auditor are Utah, Colorado, and Tennessee. Watch out if you plan on working in Maine, Alaska, or Ohio. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.
Do Accountants and Auditors Make A Lot Of Money?
The typical yearly salary for Accountants and Auditors is somewhere between $43,650 and $122,840.
Accountants and Auditors who work in District of Columbia, New York, or New Jersey, make the highest salaries.
Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Accountants and Auditors in different U.S. states.
|State||Annual Mean Salary|
|District of Columbia||$98,130|
Accountants and Auditors Sector
The table below shows the approximate number of Accountants and Auditors employed by various industries.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
|Request Info||Southern New Hampshire University You have goals. Southern New Hampshire University can help you get there. Whether you need a bachelor's degree to get into a career or want a master's degree to move up in your current career, SNHU has an online program for you. Find your degree from over 200 online programs. Learn More >|