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Best states for a General Accountant

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As General Accountants are popular in the U.S., we wanted to bring you a list of the best states for General Accountants. In case you are trying to decide where to start your career as a General Accountant, or if you are considering moving to a different city or state, we got you covered.

The median salary for General Accountants in District of Columbia is $68,447.

Compare that to the median salary in Mississippi of $41,939, which ranked worst for General Accountants, and you can see how your location is important for your career.

The highest position that you can reach as a General Accountant is Controller, Vice President.

The median salary of a Controller, Vice President is $155,691.

The 10 Best States in America For General Accountants in 2019

  1. District of Columbia
  2. Rhode Island
  3. Connecticut
  4. New York
  5. New Jersey
  6. Texas
  7. Virginia
  8. Delaware
  9. Massachusetts
  10. Colorado
  • (235 jobs)
  • (91 jobs)
  • (325 jobs)
  • (1,101 jobs)
  • (593 jobs)
  • (1,786 jobs)
  • (835 jobs)
  • (75 jobs)
  • (724 jobs)
  • (576 jobs)

After looking at the our most recent data, we found that District of Columbia is the best state for General Accountants.

Below is the list of the best states for General Accountants.

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

The 10 Best States For General Accountants in 2019

1. District of Columbia

Total General Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
235 $68,448 $50,000 $92,000 1.47
General Accountant Jobs in District of Columbia

2. Rhode Island

Total General Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
91 $56,858 $42,000 $76,000 1.26
General Accountant Jobs in Rhode Island

3. Connecticut

Total General Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
325 $56,694 $42,000 $76,000 1.26
General Accountant Jobs in Connecticut

4. New York

Total General Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,101 $61,661 $45,000 $83,000 1.03
General Accountant Jobs in New York

5. New Jersey

Total General Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
593 $60,271 $44,000 $81,000 0.94
General Accountant Jobs in New Jersey

6. Texas

Total General Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,786 $53,968 $40,000 $72,000 1.11
General Accountant Jobs in Texas

7. Virginia

Total General Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
835 $56,694 $41,000 $76,000 1.02
General Accountant Jobs in Virginia

8. Delaware

Total General Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
75 $53,968 $40,000 $72,000 1.13
General Accountant Jobs in Delaware

9. Massachusetts

Total General Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
724 $55,571 $41,000 $74,000 1.06
General Accountant Jobs in Massachusetts

10. Colorado

Total General Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
576 $53,968 $39,000 $72,000 1.21
General Accountant Jobs in Colorado

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a General Accountant

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

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