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.