Accountants and Auditors in Texas
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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.
The typical state has 13,650 Accountants and Auditors working in it, which means Texas has more Accountants and Auditors than average.
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%.
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.
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|
|College Station-Bryan, TX||1,190||$54,910|
|Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX||860||$67,110|
|Wichita Falls, TX||350||$63,480|
|San Angelo, TX||250||$59,000|
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|
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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