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Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in Texas

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

7.0% Jobs Projection
$39,870 Median Salary
15,870 Job Openings

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

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

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

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

In 2018, there were 131,250 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks working in the state.

There were 125,090 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 6,160 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in TX Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in this state are growing at a rate of 7.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.5%.

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

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 15,870 annual job openings, and 140,550 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks ranged from $23,630 to $60,830 with $39,870 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.36 to $29.24. The median hourly rate was $19.17.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $18.76 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.41.

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

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

Top Texas 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
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 41,590 $42,610
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 33,180 $41,830
Austin-Round Rock, TX 11,370 $42,320
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 10,530 $39,060
El Paso, TX 2,860 $32,040
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 1,990 $32,900
Corpus Christi, TX 1,900 $37,740
Midland, TX 1,460 $46,220
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 1,420 $39,190
Lubbock, TX 1,400 $34,310
Tyler, TX 1,320 $36,400
Amarillo, TX 1,170 $34,930
Laredo, TX 1,170 $30,370
Killeen-Temple, TX 1,160 $35,710
Longview, TX 1,160 $39,460
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 1,150 $30,770
Waco, TX 1,150 $35,530
College Station-Bryan, TX 1,010 $33,150
Odessa, TX 780 $38,810
Wichita Falls, TX 630 $34,480
Abilene, TX 550 $34,410
Texarkana, TX-AR 470 $34,440
Victoria, TX 440 $37,660
San Angelo, TX 380 $37,220
Sherman-Denison, TX 320 $30,710

Top States for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Employment

View the list below to see 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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