The Glamorous Side of Accounting

The accounting profession is more exciting than it lets on — accountants even have their own holiday! International Accounting Day unites all people in the accounting realm and takes place each year on November 10. In honor of this special occasion, Accountemps compiled fun, surprising facts about the accounting profession, including which accounting jobs are the hottest and who’s bringing in the biggest paychecks.

Always wondered where accountants can earn the most? Turns out it’s right here in the Big Apple! Here are the top five areas where accounting salaries are highest:

  1. New York
  2. San Francisco
  3. San Jose
  4. Boston
  5. Tysons Corner/Washington, D.C.

New York Accountants Salaries

Check out our full infographic to learn more cool facts about accounting, why the outlook is so bright for accounting professionals today and why you should be celebrating on November 10!

Our Midtown Accountemps team took to the streets to help spread the word:

New York Midtown Accountemps Team

So what are you going to do this International Accounting Day to shine the spotlight on accountants and honor their contributions?  Start the conversation below and let us know how you’re celebrating!