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Accountants and Auditors in Texas

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Accountants and Auditors in Texas

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

18.9% Jobs Projection
$72,860 Median Salary
14,440 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Accountants and Auditors Work in Texas?

In Texas, there were 115,270 people working as Accountants and Auditors in the year 2018.

There were 116,000 Accountants and Auditors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 730 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Accountants and Auditors in TX Employment Trend

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

Accountants and Auditors in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Accountants and Auditors in this state are growing at a rate of 18.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.0%.

Job Projections for Accountants and Auditors: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 14,440 annual job openings, and 150,340 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Accountants and Auditors ranged from $45,290 to $122,810 with $72,860 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.78 to $59.04. The median hourly rate was $35.03.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $35.09 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.06.

The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Accountants and Auditors Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas 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
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 39,940 $75,690
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 33,670 $76,480
Austin-Round Rock, TX 11,560 $67,600
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 8,320 $69,980
El Paso, TX 1,440 $57,660
Corpus Christi, TX 1,390 $67,750
Midland, TX 1,330 $78,750
College Station-Bryan, TX 1,190 $54,910
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 960 $57,490
Amarillo, TX 910 $69,340
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 860 $67,110
Lubbock, TX 810 $62,620
Killeen-Temple, TX 770 $63,060
Waco, TX 710 $61,950
Longview, TX 630 $70,350
Odessa, TX 630 $64,190
Tyler, TX 610 $69,190
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 580 $60,290
Laredo, TX 540 $63,070
Abilene, TX 450 $65,260
Wichita Falls, TX 350 $63,480
San Angelo, TX 250 $59,000
Texarkana, TX-AR 230 $67,110
Sherman-Denison, TX 200 $64,130
Victoria, TX 200 $63,390

Top States for Accountants and Auditors Employment

The table below shows the states 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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