Accountants & auditors are most often employed by the Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services industry. The average yearly wage for Accountants & auditors was $78,740 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Accountants & auditors by wage are Advertising sales agents, Insurance underwriters, and Radiation therapists.
Accountants & auditors are part of the Business & financial operations occupations, along with Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products, Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products, Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, & farm products, Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, & investigators, and 24 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Accountants & auditors are Lake View & Lincoln Park PUMA, IL, Stamford & Greenwich Towns PUMA, CT, and Irvine City (Central) PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Accountants & auditors are Lake View & Lincoln Park PUMA, IL, Stamford & Greenwich Towns PUMA, CT, and Springfield (South), West Springfield & Franconia PUMA, VA.