Table 2. Distribution of wages for accountants and auditors in selected industries, May 2008
Industry 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile

Traveler Accommodation

$26,860 $35,030 $46,010 $60,020 $75,550

Clothing Stores

39,330 45,210 52,280 76,140 132,390

General Medical and Surgical Hospitals

36,800 44,410 54,720 67,560 82,500

Home Furnishings Stores

42,090 48,180 57,740 68,240 90,800

Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services

35,990 45,860 61,480 84,510 122,830

Natural Gas Distribution

43,790 45,860 65,000 80,640 97,900

Scientific Research and Development Services

43,680 54,790 68,610 85,920 107,690

Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage

43,900 56,190 72,410 96,710 129,060

 

Last Modified Date: April 21, 2010