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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: $31.47
Statewide median: $19.62

 

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
$26.12 $33.43 $44.48
Minnesota
$26.02 $31.47 $39.38
Central Minnesota
$23.56 $29.6 $37.15
Northeast Minnesota
$23.68 $27.81 $31.85
Northwest Minnesota
$22.65 $27.78 $32.78
Southeast Minnesota
$22.51 $28.88 $36.29
Southwest Minnesota
$23.77 $28.57 $33.55
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$26.74 $32.38 $40.46

* "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 27130 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
Area Employment Employment Change
2014 2024 Number Percent
U S 1332700 1475100 142400 10.7%
Minnesota 27477 29410 1933 7%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2014 2024 Number Percent
Northwest Minnesota 1240 1292 52 4.1%
Central Minnesota 1816 2040 224 12.3%
Northeast Minnesota 912 920 8 0.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 20735 22139 1404 6.7%
Southeast Minnesota 1432 1546 114 7.9%
Southwest Minnesota 1381 1459 78 5.6%


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