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Best states for a Tax Accountant

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Do you want to become a Tax Accountant at H&R Block, and you wonder what that means or entails?

We have the full list of best states for Tax Accountants that you can check out, before you begin your journey.

Turns out, the median salary for the highest 10% of Tax Accountants in America is $77,000.

The median salary for Tax Accountants in District of Columbia is $73,115.

Compare that to the median salary in Mississippi of $44,802, which ranked worst for Tax Accountants, and you can see how your location is important for your career.

H&R Block and Ernst & Young US Llp have current job openings that you can apply to using Zippia's job search tools.

The 10 Best States in America For Tax Accountants in 2019

  1. District of Columbia
  2. Illinois
  3. Connecticut
  4. Rhode Island
  5. New York
  6. Texas
  7. New Jersey
  8. Delaware
  9. Colorado
  10. Virginia
  • (240 jobs)
  • (1,308 jobs)
  • (405 jobs)
  • (90 jobs)
  • (1,356 jobs)
  • (2,399 jobs)
  • (779 jobs)
  • (86 jobs)
  • (640 jobs)
  • (816 jobs)

The Bureau of Labor Statistics' most recent data helped us determine the ranking.

We ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst for Tax Accountants, to help you with your next career move.

Check out the ranking of the best states for Tax Accountants below.

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

The 10 Best States For Tax Accountants in 2019

1. District of Columbia

Total Tax Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
240 $73,115 $56,000 $95,000 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
Tax Accountant Jobs in District of Columbia

2. Illinois

Total Tax Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,308 $64,770 $45,000 $93,000 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
Tax Accountant Jobs in Illinois

3. Connecticut

Total Tax Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
405 $60,622 $46,000 $78,000 1.36
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
Tax Accountant Jobs in Connecticut

4. Rhode Island

Total Tax Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
90 $60,635 $46,000 $79,000 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
Tax Accountant Jobs in Rhode Island

5. New York

Total Tax Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,356 $66,071 $44,000 $97,000 1.1
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
Tax Accountant Jobs in New York

6. Texas

Total Tax Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,399 $56,000 $44,000 $70,000 1.3
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
Tax Accountant Jobs in Texas

7. New Jersey

Total Tax Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
779 $62,024 $53,000 $71,000 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
Tax Accountant Jobs in New Jersey

8. Delaware

Total Tax Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
86 $57,700 $44,000 $75,000 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
Tax Accountant Jobs in Delaware

9. Colorado

Total Tax Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
640 $57,727 $44,000 $75,000 1.17
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
Tax Accountant Jobs in Colorado

10. Virginia

Total Tax Accountant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
816 $58,506 $49,000 $69,000 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
Tax Accountant Jobs in Virginia

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Tax Accountant

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

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