Accountants & auditors are most often employed by the Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services industry. The average yearly wage for Accountants & auditors was $75,095 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Accountants & auditors by wage are Insurance underwriters, Network & computer systems administrators, and Geological & petroleum technicians, & nuclear technicians.
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, Compliance officers, Cost estimators, Human resources workers, Logisticians, Management analysts, Meeting, convention, & event planners, Fundraisers, Compensation, benefits, & job analysis specialists, Training & development specialists, Market research analysts & marketing specialists, Business operations specialists, all other, Accountants & auditors, Appraisers & assessors of real estate, Budget analysts, Credit analysts, Financial analysts, Personal financial advisors, Insurance underwriters, Financial examiners, Credit counselors & loan officers, Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents, Tax preparers, and Other financial specialists
The top 3 locations that employ the most Accountants & auditors are Lake Forest, Irvine (North) Cities & Silverado PUMA, CA, Irvine City (Central) PUMA, CA, and Flushing, Murray Hill & Whitestone PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Accountants & auditors are Forest Hills & Rego Park PUMA, NY, Smithtown Town PUMA, NY, and Sugar Land & Stafford Cities PUMA, TX.