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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

13-2011 Accountants and Auditors



Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data. Excludes “Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents” (13-2081).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northeast Minnesota 96043$36.41/hr$23.12/hr$26.59/hr$32.15/hr$40.78/hr$50.52/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and Mining60$35.80/hr
Construction1,210$38.30/hr
Manufacturing2,680$38.18/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities2,760$37.11/hr
Information650$39.18/hr
Financial Activities3,290$36.70/hr
Professional and Business Services13,720$37.97/hr
Education and Health Services1,590$32.49/hr
Leisure and Hospitality350$27.09/hr
Other Services630$36.98/hr
Public Administration1,800$37.08/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State 190$30.39/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 390$31.30/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 430$33.99/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 500$32.60/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 590$33.83/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 890$30.60/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 910$34.30/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 930$32.47/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 940$33.05/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 960$32.15/hr6.7%
Northwest Balance of State 1,210$30.98/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 1,270$31.80/hr4.2%
Southeast Minnesota 1,320$33.83/hr4.1%
Northwest Minnesota 1,370$31.00/hr4.9%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 1,510$31.36/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 1,960$33.55/hr4.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 20,520$38.59/hr4.2%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 21,520$38.52/hrN/A
Minnesota 28,730$37.36/hr4.4%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Budget Analysts 330$40.06/hr3.1%
Financial Managers 14,990$65.23/hr15.5%
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 8,560$36.33/hr6.7%
Financial Examiners 2,120$42.06/hrN/A
Credit Analysts 1,930$38.88/hr-5.3%
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 5,160$23.77/hr-2.0%
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents 1,090$33.14/hr-2.5%
Actuaries 910$53.10/hrN/A
Personal Financial Advisors 6,740$41.89/hr4.9%
Financial Specialists, All Other 1,460$37.13/hrN/A


  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
  • Review accounts for discrepancies and reconcile differences.
  • Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Supervise auditing of establishments, and determine scope of investigation required.
  • Establish tables of accounts and assign entries to proper accounts.
  • Examine and evaluate financial and information systems, recommending controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity.
  • Collect and analyze data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies.
  • Examine records and interview workers to ensure recording of transactions and compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology.
  • Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.