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Utah Accountant and CPA Salaries

Accountants in the top 10 percent of earners in Logan, Utah earned $83,210 in 2012, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The median wage in Provo/Orem for 2012 was $59,590. For tax preparers in Utah overall, the median wage for 2012 was $43,890, while top earners in the Ogden/Clearfield area made over $76,730 that year.

Salary data for financial professionals in Utah was made available through a public report issued in the 2013 Robert Half Salary Guide. The highest salaries were for CFOs, which are very often licensed CPAs. In 2013 they earned a high average of $252,500. Controllers for large firms earned as much as $180,250, while internal auditors at midsized corporations averaged $96,250 annually. Forensic accountants made from $64,500 to $106,000 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Tax Preparer Salaries in Utah

Area name Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Hourly median wage Hourly 75th percentile wage Hourly 90th percentile wage Annual median wage Annual 75th percentile wage Annual 90th percentile wage
Ogden-Clearfield UTEstimate Not Released23.084800020.7132.4436.89430706748076730
Provo-Orem UT12016.823499014.1417.7828.18294003698058610
Salt Lake City UT24021.564485017.3229.3737.01360306109076970

Salary and employment data compiled by the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics in May of 2013. Figures represent accumulated data for all areas of specialty within the field of accounting and auditing.

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