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Best states for a Senior Accountant

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It seems like Senior Accountants are becoming more and more common across America. But working conditions for Senior Accountants aren’t the same everywhere in the U.S.

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

Accounting and Business are the most common majors for people with jobs as Senior Accountants.

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

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

The 10 Best States in America For Senior Accountants in 2019

  1. District of Columbia
  2. Rhode Island
  3. New York
  4. Texas
  5. Indiana
  6. Washington
  7. New Jersey
  8. California
  9. Delaware
  10. Connecticut
  • (333 jobs)
  • (111 jobs)
  • (1,581 jobs)
  • (2,516 jobs)
  • (508 jobs)
  • (707 jobs)
  • (891 jobs)
  • (4,759 jobs)
  • (96 jobs)
  • (463 jobs)

We found that District of Columbia is the best state for Senior Accountants, and New York is also high in terms of median salary.

Our calculations are based on higher annual income for Senior Accountant jobs, and having plenty of job openings as well.

So without further delay, here is the list of best states for Senior Accountants.

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

The 10 Best States For Senior Accountants in 2019

1. District of Columbia

Total Senior Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
333 $84,279 $69,000 $102,000 1.53
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
Senior Accountant Jobs in District of Columbia

2. Rhode Island

Total Senior Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
111 $75,280 $60,000 $93,000 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
Senior Accountant Jobs in Rhode Island

3. New York

Total Senior Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,581 $80,276 $63,000 $100,000 1.08
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
Senior Accountant Jobs in New York

4. Texas

Total Senior Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,516 $72,096 $57,000 $90,000 1.15
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
Senior Accountant Jobs in Texas

5. Indiana

Total Senior Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
508 $74,419 $64,000 $85,000 0.93
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
Senior Accountant Jobs in Indiana

6. Washington

Total Senior Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
707 $76,578 $61,000 $95,000 0.87
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
Senior Accountant Jobs in Washington

7. New Jersey

Total Senior Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
891 $75,000 $61,000 $92,000 1.04
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
Senior Accountant Jobs in New Jersey

8. California

Total Senior Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
4,759 $76,809 $61,000 $96,000 1.33
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
Senior Accountant Jobs in California

9. Delaware

Total Senior Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
96 $71,429 $57,000 $88,000 1.06
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
Senior Accountant Jobs in Delaware

10. Connecticut

Total Senior Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
463 $71,399 $56,000 $90,000 1.31
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
Senior Accountant Jobs in Connecticut

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Senior Accountant

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

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