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Accountants and Auditors in New Jersey

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Accountants and Auditors in New Jersey

Want to work in New Jersey as an Accountant or Auditor? Read this first!

8.1% Jobs Projection
$81,190 Median Salary
4,090 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Accountants and Auditors in New Jersey are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Accountants and Auditors in New Jersey is growing faster than average.

  • Accountants and Auditors in New Jersey earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Accountants and Auditors Work in New Jersey?

37,370 people worked as Accountants and Auditors in 2018 in this state.

There were 37,110 Accountants and Auditors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 260 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Accountants and Auditors in NJ Employment Trend

The typical state has 13,650 Accountants and Auditors working in it, which means New Jersey has more Accountants and Auditors than average.

Accountants and Auditors in NJ vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Accountants and Auditors in this state are growing at a rate of 8.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.0%.

Job Projections for Accountants and Auditors: Nation vs. NJ

New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 4,090 annual job openings, and 44,750 total jobs in 2026 for Accountants and Auditors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 141,800 annual jobs and 1,537,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Accountants and Auditors Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Accountants and Auditors ranged from $53,740 to $140,580 with $81,190 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.84 to $67.59. The median hourly rate was $39.03.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $39.57 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.54.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Accountants and Auditors Earnings: NJ vs. National Average

Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 117,620 $87,240
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 29,390 $74,690
Trenton, NJ 2,990 $79,560
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 2,680 $66,760
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 610 $64,460
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ 280 $74,170
Ocean City, NJ 200 $71,070

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
California 148,600 $75,690
Texas 115,270 $72,860
New York 110,780 $83,250
Florida 71,940 $62,270
Illinois 53,280 $71,470
Pennsylvania 51,720 $67,480
Ohio 45,670 $64,630
Virginia 41,230 $76,490
New Jersey 37,370 $81,190
Georgia 37,200 $68,870
Colorado 36,290 $72,940
Massachusetts 35,360 $74,890
Michigan 33,610 $65,850
North Carolina 33,020 $69,840
Washington 32,870 $70,600
Missouri 25,090 $63,640
Maryland 25,020 $74,030
Minnesota 22,960 $66,240
Wisconsin 22,610 $63,390
Indiana 20,100 $64,380

Below are the states where Accountants and Auditors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $91,890
New York $83,250
New Jersey $81,190
Rhode Island $76,770
Virginia $76,490
Connecticut $76,450
California $75,690
Alaska $75,590
Massachusetts $74,890
Maryland $74,030


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