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Accountants and Auditors

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages   This career pays well above the median wage.

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $31.09
Statewide median: $18.88

 

This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Accountants and Auditors *

Area Low Median High
U S
$25.44 $32.82 $43.73
Minnesota
$25.5 $31.09 $38.85
Central Minnesota
$22.74 $28.13 $35.64
Northeast Minnesota
$23.59 $27.8 $33.22
Northwest Minnesota
$22.93 $27.78 $33.55
Southeast Minnesota
$21.94 $27.59 $34.91
Southwest Minnesota
$22.98 $27.6 $32.12
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$26.31 $32.25 $40.11

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 26550 workers employed in this very large career.

Where do Accountants and Auditors most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 9260 new Accountants and Auditors to meet market demand between 2014-2024. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Accountants and Auditors
  Employment Employment Change
2014 2024 Number Percent
U S 1332700 1475100 142400 10.7%
Minnesota 27477 29410 1933 7%
  2012 2022 Number Percent
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 18759 20062 1303 6.9%
Southeast Minnesota 1581 1604 23 1.5%
Southwest Minnesota 1296 1345 49 3.8%
Northwest Minnesota 1409 1570 161 11.4%
Northeast Minnesota 929 971 42 4.5%
Central Minnesota 1823 2040 217 11.9%


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