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Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in Florida

Is Florida a good place for you to work as a Bookkeeping, Accounting, or Auditing Clerk?

7.4% Jobs Projection
$37,610 Median Salary
12,790 Job Openings

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

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

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

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

In 2018, there were 97,300 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks working in the state.

There were 94,170 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 3,130 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in FL Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Florida

Jobs for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in this state are growing at a rate of 7.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.5%.

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

Florida Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 12,790 annual job openings, and 113,120 total jobs in 2026 for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in this state.

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 Florida?

In 2018 wages for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks ranged from $23,630 to $59,120 with $37,610 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.36 to $28.43. The median hourly rate was $18.08.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $17.58 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.50.

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

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

Top Florida 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
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 31,340 $39,660
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 17,520 $37,560
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 12,300 $35,850
Jacksonville, FL 6,640 $38,120
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 3,620 $38,370
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 2,650 $38,090
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 2,250 $34,000
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 2,210 $35,290
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 1,960 $35,510
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 1,850 $34,290
Port St. Lucie, FL 1,790 $37,150
Tallahassee, FL 1,630 $33,640
Gainesville, FL 1,520 $38,250
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 1,430 $44,850
Ocala, FL 1,320 $33,340
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 1,140 $35,950
Panama City, FL 840 $35,530
Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL 590 $38,560
Punta Gorda, FL 470 $34,800
Homosassa Springs, FL 350 $31,340
Sebring, FL 280 n/a
The Villages, FL 190 $34,700

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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