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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: $34.22
Statewide median: $23.00

 

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
$27.77 $35.77 $47.42
Minnesota
$28.37 $34.22 $42.47
Central Minnesota
$26.01 $31.40 $39.05
Northeast Minnesota
$26.81 $31.42 $39.94
Northwest Minnesota
$25.72 $30.14 $36.74
Southeast Minnesota
$27.76 $32.83 $40.38
Southwest Minnesota
$25.83 $30.81 $38.49
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$28.95 $35.09 $43.77

* "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 23,810 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 26,113 new Accountants and Auditors to meet market demand between 2018-2028. 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
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 1,424,000 1,514,700 90,700 6.4%
Minnesota 25,413 27,069 1,656 6.5%
Central Minnesota 1,817 2,030 213 11.7%
Northeast Minnesota 942 977 35 3.7%
Northwest Minnesota 1,526 1,616 90 5.9%
Southeast Minnesota 1,296 1,383 87 6.7%
Southwest Minnesota 1,137 1,247 110 9.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 18,840 20,013 1,173 6.2%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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