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Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in Colorado

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Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in Colorado

Considering a career as a Bookkeeping, Accounting, or Auditing Clerk in Colorado?

2.4% Jobs Projection
$41,820 Median Salary
3,300 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in Colorado are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in Colorado is growing slower than average.

  • Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in Colorado earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Work in Colorado?

There were approximately 27,560 workers employed as Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in this state in 2018.

There were 27,340 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 220 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in CO Employment Trend

The typical state has 20,140 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks working in it, which means Colorado has more Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks than average.

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in CO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in this state are growing at a rate of 2.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.5%.

Job Projections for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks: Nation vs. CO

Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 3,300 annual job openings, and a total of 30,180 jobs for Colorado Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 186,400 annual jobs and 1,705,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks ranged from $25,130 to $61,670 with $41,820 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.08 to $29.65. The median hourly rate was $20.11.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $19.22 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.89.

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

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Earnings: CO vs. National Average

Top Colorado Metros for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 15,180 $43,950
Colorado Springs, CO 2,650 $36,540
Fort Collins, CO 1,940 $42,280
Boulder, CO 1,790 $43,380
Greeley, CO 980 $38,100
Grand Junction, CO 680 $37,300
Pueblo, CO 520 $37,480

Top States for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Employment

The table below shows the states where most Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 186,970 $46,340
Texas 131,250 $39,870
New York 104,580 $44,150
Florida 97,300 $37,610
Pennsylvania 55,360 $39,270
Ohio 54,850 $38,470
Illinois 50,800 $40,760
North Carolina 46,570 $38,550
Massachusetts 45,570 $46,180
New Jersey 43,380 $46,440
Virginia 41,690 $41,270
Michigan 37,490 $37,810
Wisconsin 37,260 $37,180
Georgia 37,130 $39,070
Washington 31,970 $44,450
Minnesota 31,110 $43,510
Tennessee 30,480 $38,330
Missouri 29,760 $36,780
Indiana 27,970 $36,990
Colorado 27,560 $41,820

Below are the states where Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $54,040
Alaska $47,720
Connecticut $46,860
New Jersey $46,440
California $46,340
Massachusetts $46,180
Washington $44,450
Maryland $44,420
Delaware $44,410
New York $44,150

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