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Best states for a Junior Accountant

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We decided to bring you a list of the best states for jobs for Junior Accountants, considering how big the profession is in the United States.

Junior Accountant positions are available in every area, but not all places are the same -- they do not offer the same wages, benefits, time off, etc.

Our research found that District of Columbia is the best state for Junior Accountants, while District of Columbia and New York are ranked highest in terms of median salary.

District of Columbia has a median salary of $63,186 and District of Columbia has the highest median salary among all 50 states for Junior Accountants.

51% of people in the field are White, while 17% are Hispanic or Latino.

We found that District of Columbia is the best state for Junior Accountant jobs, whereas Mississippi is the worst.

The 10 Best States in America For Junior Accountants in 2019

  1. District of Columbia
  2. Rhode Island
  3. Connecticut
  4. New York
  5. New Jersey
  6. Texas
  7. Virginia
  8. Massachusetts
  9. Delaware
  10. Colorado
  • (205 jobs)
  • (70 jobs)
  • (269 jobs)
  • (924 jobs)
  • (545 jobs)
  • (1,543 jobs)
  • (646 jobs)
  • (641 jobs)
  • (62 jobs)
  • (470 jobs)

In order to help Junior Accountants decide where to work, we compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across the metrics mentioned above.

Our data set includes average annual wages, entry and senior wages, and the number of available jobs per capita.

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 Junior Accountants in 2019

1. District of Columbia

Total Junior Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
205 $63,187 $52,000 $75,000 1.55
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
Junior Accountant Jobs in District of Columbia

2. Rhode Island

Total Junior Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
70 $52,912 $44,000 $63,000 1.18
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
Junior Accountant Jobs in Rhode Island

3. Connecticut

Total Junior Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
269 $52,682 $43,000 $63,000 1.26
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
Junior Accountant Jobs in Connecticut

4. New York

Total Junior Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
924 $57,145 $45,000 $71,000 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
Junior Accountant Jobs in New York

5. New Jersey

Total Junior Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
545 $56,098 $48,000 $65,000 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
Junior Accountant Jobs in New Jersey

6. Texas

Total Junior Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,543 $49,247 $43,000 $55,000 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
Junior Accountant Jobs in Texas

7. Virginia

Total Junior Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
646 $52,692 $43,000 $63,000 0.96
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
Junior Accountant Jobs in Virginia

8. Massachusetts

Total Junior Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
641 $51,604 $42,000 $61,000 1.14
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
Junior Accountant Jobs in Massachusetts

9. Delaware

Total Junior Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
62 $50,127 $41,000 $60,000 1.13
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
Junior Accountant Jobs in Delaware

10. Colorado

Total Junior Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
470 $50,186 $41,000 $60,000 1.2
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
Junior Accountant Jobs in Colorado

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Junior Accountant

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Junior Accountant

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