Accounting

Salary

Tax Examiners, Collectors, $43,580
Accountants and Auditors $77,510
Tax Preparers, $43,580
Personal Financial Advisor, $101,680

Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014 annual mean wage. Most positions require bachelor’s degree or above

Career Info

An education in accounting can lead to a specialist position preparing financial statements, balance sheets and tax returns at an accounting/CPA firm, small business, large corporation, financial institution, government agency or any number of organizations. Accountants and auditors are in high demand to work at both accounting/CPA firms and as in-house staff at various types of organizations. This is also the foundation for four-year college studies in accounting.

Potential Careers

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Business Consultant
  • Controller
  • Financial Manager, Officer
  • Personal Financial Adviser
  • Tax Collector
  • Tax Examiner
  • Tax Preparer
  • Treasurer