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Accountants and Auditors

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages   

This career: $29.80
Statewide median: $18.15

 

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
$19.56 $31.53 $55.09
Minnesota
$20.74 $29.80 $46.29
Central Minnesota
$20.02 $27.82 $42.61
Northeast Minnesota
$19.78 $27.56 $44.12
Northwest Minnesota
$19.83 $28.30 $41.51
Southeast Minnesota
$19.52 $27.94 $43.61
Southwest Minnesota
$19.29 $26.47 $40.32
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$21.29 $30.66 $47.40

"Low" indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 22,460 workers employed in this very large career.

Where do Accountants and Auditors most often work?

 

Current Demand

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 9,470 new Accountants and Auditors to meet market demand between 2012-2022. 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
2012 2022 Number Percent
U S 1,275,400 1,442,200 166,700 13.1%
Minnesota 25,753 27,607 1,854 7.2%
  2010 2020 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 1,677 2,008 331 19.7%
Northeast Minnesota 926 1,043 117 12.6%
Northwest Minnesota 1,518 1,797 279 18.4%
Southwest Minnesota 1,148 1,283 135 11.8%
Southeast Minnesota 1,460 1,579 119 8.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 17,347 19,429 2,082 12%


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