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Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in Virginia

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Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in Virginia

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

0.8% Jobs Projection
$41,270 Median Salary
4,730 Job Openings

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

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

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

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

41,690 people worked as Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in 2018 in this state.

There were 39,310 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 2,380 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in VA Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in this state are growing at a rate of 0.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.5%.

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

Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 4,730 annual job openings, and a total of 42,860 jobs for Virginia 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 Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks ranged from $25,040 to $64,250 with $41,270 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.04 to $30.89. The median hourly rate was $19.84.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $19.4 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.44.

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

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

Top Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 25,170 $49,520
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 8,350 $38,850
Richmond, VA 8,110 $42,000
Roanoke, VA 1,790 $35,820
Charlottesville, VA 1,340 $41,840
Lynchburg, VA 1,190 $35,010
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 1,080 $34,830
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 770 $34,300
Harrisonburg, VA 700 $37,260
Winchester, VA-WV 600 $38,060
Staunton-Waynesboro, VA 510 $37,440

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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