Accountants and Auditors in Colorado
Is Colorado a good place for you to work as an Accountant or Auditor?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Accountants and Auditors in Colorado are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Accountants and Auditors in Colorado is growing faster than average.
Accountants and Auditors in Colorado earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Accountants and Auditors Work in Colorado?
In 2018, there were 36,290 Accountants and Auditors working in the state.
There were 34,540 Accountants and Auditors employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 1,750 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 13,650 Accountants and Auditors working in it, which means Colorado has more Accountants and Auditors than average.
Job Projections for Colorado
Jobs for Accountants and Auditors in this state are growing at a rate of 24.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.0%.
Colorado Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 4,510 annual job openings, and a total of 46,570 jobs for Colorado Accountants and Auditors in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 141,800 annual jobs and 1,537,600 total jobs in 2026.
What do Accountants and Auditors Make in Colorado?
In 2018 wages for Accountants and Auditors ranged from $43,870 to $127,720 with $72,940 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.09 to $61.4. The median hourly rate was $35.07.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $33.8 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $1.27.
The median salary in Colorado is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Colorado Metros for Accountants and Auditors
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Accountants and Auditors.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Colorado Springs, CO||3,190||$71,620|
|Fort Collins, CO||1,550||$64,940|
|Grand Junction, CO||430||$59,990|
Top States for Accountants and Auditors Employment
View the list below to see where most Accountants and Auditors work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Accountants and Auditors get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$91,890|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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