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Best states for an Accounting Associate

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Job opportunities vary from state to state, and Office and Administrative careers are no different.

Because we know how difficult it can be to know which states are the best when it comes to Accounting Associate jobs, we decided to crunch some numbers to bring you the best states for Accounting Associates.

Although there are abundant Accounting Associate jobs in America, a large number of them are in the Midwest.

District of Columbia is the best state in the country for Accounting Associate jobs, and Alaska has the second-highest median salary in the country.

To that end, we dove into our dataset of job and salary numbers to figure out which states have the best opportunities for Accounting Associates. District of Columbia is the best state for Accounting Associates -- the median salary for Accounting Associates in District of Columbia is $67,841.

an Accounting Associate will most commonly be promoted to Accountant.

The 10 Best States in America For Accounting Associates in 2019

  1. District of Columbia
  2. Connecticut
  3. Rhode Island
  4. Minnesota
  5. Delaware
  6. New York
  7. Massachusetts
  8. New Jersey
  9. Alaska
  10. Washington
  • (152 jobs)
  • (264 jobs)
  • (66 jobs)
  • (465 jobs)
  • (55 jobs)
  • (903 jobs)
  • (577 jobs)
  • (541 jobs)
  • (20 jobs)
  • (429 jobs)

The Bureau of Labor Statistics' most recent data helped us determine the ranking.

We ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst for Accounting Associates, to help you with your next career move.

Some of the companies that are hiring for Accounting Associates include Walmart and Camping World.

Check out the complete ranking and a full description of our methodology below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Accounting Associates in 2019

1. District of Columbia

Total Accounting Associate Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
152 $67,842 $51,000 $89,000 1.16
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Accounting Associate Jobs in District of Columbia

2. Connecticut

Total Accounting Associate Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
264 $58,462 $44,000 $77,000 1.25
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Accounting Associate Jobs in Connecticut

3. Rhode Island

Total Accounting Associate Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
66 $54,544 $41,000 $72,000 1.12
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Accounting Associate Jobs in Rhode Island

4. Minnesota

Total Accounting Associate Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
465 $54,288 $40,000 $72,000 1.23
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Accounting Associate Jobs in Minnesota

5. Delaware

Total Accounting Associate Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
55 $55,435 $41,000 $73,000 1.01
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Accounting Associate Jobs in Delaware

6. New York

Total Accounting Associate Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
903 $58,497 $41,000 $81,000 1.03
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Accounting Associate Jobs in New York

7. Massachusetts

Total Accounting Associate Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
577 $56,160 $48,000 $65,000 1.03
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Accounting Associate Jobs in Massachusetts

8. New Jersey

Total Accounting Associate Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
541 $58,422 $35,000 $95,000 1.05
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Accounting Associate Jobs in New Jersey

9. Alaska

Total Accounting Associate Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
20 $59,487 $44,000 $78,000 0.66
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Accounting Associate Jobs in Alaska

10. Washington

Total Accounting Associate Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
429 $55,435 $41,000 $73,000 0.88
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Accounting Associate Jobs in Washington

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE an Accounting Associate

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for an Accounting Associate

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