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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
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 20,180246$41.78/hr$25.19/hr$31.05/hr$39.17/hr$49.91/hr$64.78/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and Mining40$36.57/hr
Construction930$38.67/hr
Manufacturing2,410$38.67/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities2,900$39.73/hr
Information550$40.39/hr
Financial Activities4,000$38.67/hr
Professional and Business Services12,720$38.86/hr
Education and Health Services1,620$32.10/hr
Leisure and Hospitality300$23.41/hr
Other Services460$33.21/hr
Public Administration1,560$38.73/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State 160$30.92/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 360$31.97/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 370$31.37/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 500$37.73/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 630$34.49/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 760$32.35/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 800$31.37/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 840$31.89/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 850$32.19/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 860$31.37/hr6.7%
Southwest Minnesota 1,120$31.87/hr4.2%
Northwest Balance of State 1,130$31.03/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 1,280$31.09/hr4.9%
Southeast Minnesota 1,310$35.30/hr4.1%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 1,680$31.32/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 1,760$32.35/hr4.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 20,180$39.17/hr4.2%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 21,150$39.15/hrN/A
Minnesota 27,490$38.67/hr4.4%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Budget Analysts 480$39.90/hr3.1%
Financial Managers 14,300$64.41/hr15.5%
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 7,530$40.46/hr6.7%
Financial Examiners N/A$41.17/hrN/A
Credit Analysts 1,750$39.24/hr-5.3%
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 4,500$24.46/hr-2.0%
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents 1,440$31.90/hr-2.5%
Actuaries 560$55.99/hrN/A
Personal Financial Advisors 6,310$40.37/hr4.9%
Financial Specialists, All Other 1,780$37.77/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.