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Top 10 Cities for Accountants

Steve Berman | LedgerLink

January 21, 2010

3. Boston, MA

This town’s known for its high concentration of universities and great clam chowder, but there’s more to Boston than going to class, eating seafood or rooting for the Red Sox. Investopedia recently named Boston the top city in the world for a career in finance, and is currently home to around 50,000 accountants and auditors.

Average Salaries for Accounting Jobs:
Accountant/Auditor: $69,700
Bookkeeper: $39,530

Population: 600,000
Unemployment rate (Nov. 09): 7.7%
High School Graduates: 83%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher: 40%
Mean Travel Time to Work (in minutes): 29
Homeownership Rate: 38%

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