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Best states for a Staff Accountant

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

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

Although there are abundant Staff Accountant jobs in America, a large number of them are in the West.

Rhode Island is the best state in the country for Staff Accountant jobs, and New York has the second-highest median salary in the country.

58% of people in the field are White, while 14% are Hispanic or Latino.

a Staff Accountant will most commonly be promoted to Senior Accountant.

The 10 Best States in America For Staff Accountants in 2019

  1. Rhode Island
  2. New York
  3. Virginia
  4. Connecticut
  5. New Jersey
  6. Texas
  7. District of Columbia
  8. Massachusetts
  9. Delaware
  10. Pennsylvania
  • (99 jobs)
  • (1,389 jobs)
  • (1,002 jobs)
  • (389 jobs)
  • (778 jobs)
  • (2,122 jobs)
  • (297 jobs)
  • (878 jobs)
  • (73 jobs)
  • (979 jobs)

How did we determine the ranking?

We analyzed our most recent data, particularly the employment statistics, and ranked all 50 states from best to worst for Staff Accountants.

Curious to see how your state ranks? Here are the best states for Staff Accountants.

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

The 10 Best States For Staff Accountants in 2019

1. Rhode Island

Total Staff Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
99 $55,092 $46,000 $65,000 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
Staff Accountant Jobs in Rhode Island

2. New York

Total Staff Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,389 $58,786 $49,000 $69,000 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
Staff Accountant Jobs in New York

3. Virginia

Total Staff Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,002 $57,252 $50,000 $65,000 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
Staff Accountant Jobs in Virginia

4. Connecticut

Total Staff Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
389 $56,712 $40,000 $79,000 1.27
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
Staff Accountant Jobs in Connecticut

5. New Jersey

Total Staff Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
778 $56,988 $50,000 $64,000 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
Staff Accountant Jobs in New Jersey

6. Texas

Total Staff Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,122 $50,972 $44,000 $58,000 1.11
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
Staff Accountant Jobs in Texas

7. District of Columbia

Total Staff Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
297 $58,922 $51,000 $67,000 1.57
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
Staff Accountant Jobs in District of Columbia

8. Massachusetts

Total Staff Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
878 $54,242 $47,000 $61,000 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
Staff Accountant Jobs in Massachusetts

9. Delaware

Total Staff Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
73 $53,762 $48,000 $59,000 0.92
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
Staff Accountant Jobs in Delaware

10. Pennsylvania

Total Staff Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
979 $50,481 $43,000 $58,000 0.91
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
Staff Accountant Jobs in Pennsylvania

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Staff Accountant

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

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