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Job Profile - Accountants

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Job Description:


Accountants compile analyze and prepare financial records. Exact duties depend on the accountant’s title, field, and place of employment.

Fields of Accounting:


  • Public Accounting
  • Private Accounting
  • Government Accounting

Salary Range for Accountants:


$20,000 - $100,000+

Annual earnings are determined by a variety of factors including field, title, place of employment, level of education, and experience.

For more specific information, visit Salary Wizard to get a free personalized salary report.

Minimum Education:


Associate’s Degree

Essential Classes for Accountants:


  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Accounting

Job Outlook for Accountants:


According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the job outlook for accountants is good. The accounting field is expected to grow as fast as the average field or occupation.

Accredited Accounting Programs:


For more information on accredited accounting programs, contact:

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Telephone: (314)-872-8481
Website: http://www.aacsb.edu

Jobs for Accountants:


To find a job in the accounting field, visit http://about.indeed.com

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