Accounting Careers

The career outlook for those in Accounting and Finance careers continues to be strong, even more so in these uncertain economic times.

With an increase in financial regulations, ever changing tax laws, and a more watchful eye toward loss prevention and fraud detection, those with a solid background in Accounting and financial systems are in high demand.

Median annual salary: $67,190

Starting salaries vary by location. See the data on the outlook of business and financial occupations at the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

*Business and Financial Occupations Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupation Median Annual Income (May 2015) New Jobs Outlook (2014-2024)
Accountants and Auditors $67,190 11% increase
Budget Analysts $71,590 3% increase
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialist $60,850 4% increase
Financial Analysts $80,310 12% increase
Financial Examiners $78,010 10% increase
Loan Officers $63,430 8% increase
Management Analysts $81,320 14% increase
Market Research Analysts $62,150 19% increase
Personal Financial Advisors $89,160 30% increase
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents $51,430 6% decline

* Publish Date: December 2015


Where BSU Accounting Graduates Work

A sample of recent firms hiring BSU Grads:

  • KPMG
  • IRS
  • FDIC
  • Hormel
  • Cargill
  • Federated Insurance
  • Deloitte
  • McGladrey
  • Target
  • CliftonLarsonAllen
  • KDV

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