What can you do With a Degree in Accounting

A career in accounting is exciting and has large employment and compensation prospects. From 2019 to 2029 it is projected there will be 125,700 job openings each year over the decade. US News and World Report ranks accounting #6 in Best Business Jobs in the U.S.

Common Career Options for accounting graduates include

Career Median Salary Job Outlook
Accountants and Auditors $73,560 7%
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks $42,410 -3%
Budget Analysts $78,970 5%
Claims Adjusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and Investigators $68,130 -3%
College Professor $80,560 12%
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $67,190 10%
Financial Analysts $83,660 6%
Financial Examiners $81,430 18%
Financial Manager $134,180 17%
Loan Officers $63,960 1%
Management Analysts $87,660 14%
Market Research Analysts $65,810 22%
Personal Financial Advisors $89,330 5%
Tax Examiners, and Collectors, and Revenue Agents $55,640 -4%

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