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Top 10 Cities for Accountants

Steve Berman | LedgerLink

January 21, 2010


8. Denver, CO


Perhaps the best combination of urban amenities, low cost of living and natural beauty, Denver is an excellent choice for many different professions. It’s also nice to know that the unemployment in the Denver metro area is on the low end (6.8%). Even accountants who don’t ski can appreciate that!

Average Salaries for Accounting Jobs:
Accountant/Auditor: $69,830
Bookkeeper: $68,290

Population: 600,000
Unemployment rate (Nov. 09): 6.8%
High School Graduates: 82%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher: 38%
Mean Travel Time to Work (in minutes): 24
Homeownership Rate: 56%

No. 7: The City of Brotherly Love