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Best states for a Senior Staff Accountant

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Are you thinking of becoming a Senior Staff Accountant and really want to work at Robert Half?

Turns out, your chances are better in some states than others.

This way, if you are newly entering the job market, or you are looking to change jobs, you know which places are the best for Senior Staff Accountant jobs.

The median salary for Senior Staff Accountants in District of Columbia is $85,518.

Compare that to the median salary in Mississippi of $52,662, which ranked worst for Senior Staff Accountants, and you can see how your location is important for your career.

We found that the West is best for Senior Staff Accountants, and the Northeast is the worst.

Marietta is the best city in the country for Senior Staff Accountant jobs, where as District of Columbia is the best state in the country.

The 10 Best States in America For Senior Staff Accountants in 2019

  1. District of Columbia
  2. New York
  3. Rhode Island
  4. Illinois
  5. Connecticut
  6. New Jersey
  7. Texas
  8. Massachusetts
  9. California
  10. Virginia
  • (251 jobs)
  • (1,257 jobs)
  • (88 jobs)
  • (1,188 jobs)
  • (364 jobs)
  • (690 jobs)
  • (1,967 jobs)
  • (842 jobs)
  • (3,750 jobs)
  • (743 jobs)

We used our most recent data to determine the states that are best for Senior Staff Accountant positions.

In order to rank the states, we needed to figure out not just where the jobs are located, but we also needed to establish how much these jobs paid.

Here is the list of best states for Senior Staff Accountant jobs.

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

The 10 Best States For Senior Staff Accountants in 2019

1. District of Columbia

Total Senior Staff Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
251 $85,518 $70,000 $103,000 1.46
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 Staff Accountant Jobs in District of Columbia

2. New York

Total Senior Staff Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,257 $78,419 $65,000 $93,000 1.09
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 Staff Accountant Jobs in New York

3. Rhode Island

Total Senior Staff Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
88 $71,275 $58,000 $86,000 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 Staff Accountant Jobs in Rhode Island

4. Illinois

Total Senior Staff Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,188 $72,394 $61,000 $85,000 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
Senior Staff Accountant Jobs in Illinois

5. Connecticut

Total Senior Staff Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
364 $71,139 $58,000 $86,000 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 Staff Accountant Jobs in Connecticut

6. New Jersey

Total Senior Staff Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
690 $75,413 $62,000 $91,000 1.02
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 Staff Accountant Jobs in New Jersey

7. Texas

Total Senior Staff Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,967 $65,957 $56,000 $77,000 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 Staff Accountant Jobs in Texas

8. Massachusetts

Total Senior Staff Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
842 $69,771 $57,000 $84,000 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 Staff Accountant Jobs in Massachusetts

9. California

Total Senior Staff Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3,750 $71,999 $59,000 $86,000 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 Staff Accountant Jobs in California

10. Virginia

Total Senior Staff Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
743 $71,163 $58,000 $86,000 0.85
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 Staff Accountant Jobs in Virginia

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Senior Staff Accountant

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Senior Staff Accountant

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