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Accountants and Auditors

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

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: $38.52
Statewide median: $25.22

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Accountants and Auditors *

Area Low Median High
U S
$30.88 $39.34 $51.21
Minnesota
$30.42 $38.52 $49.48
Central Minnesota
$28.55 $35.31 $44.05
Northeast Minnesota
$28.04 $34.33 $43.60
Northwest Minnesota
$26.34 $31.20 $40.71
Southeast Minnesota
$29.67 $37.41 $46.93
Southwest Minnesota
$28.22 $33.29 $41.44
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$31.47 $39.33 $50.14

* "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 30,370 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 high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 24,461 new Accountants and Auditors to meet market demand between 2020-2030. 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
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 1,392,200 1,488,200 96,000 6.9%
Minnesota 26,166 27,328 1,162 4.4%
Central Minnesota 1,595 1,660 65 4.1%
Northeast Minnesota 895 955 60 6.7%
Northwest Minnesota 1,411 1,480 69 4.9%
Southeast Minnesota 1,216 1,266 50 4.1%
Southwest Minnesota 1,128 1,175 47 4.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 20,137 20,985 848 4.2%


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