Accounting Career Information

What jobs can I get? How much can I get paid?

Degrees and certificates in the Accounting program may lead to the following jobs or careers:

 

Bookkeeping/Accounting/Auditing Clerk

$15.89
Entry Hourly Wage

Accountant/Auditor[1]

$27.85
Entry Hourly Wage

Tax Examiner/Collector and Revenue Agent[1]

$28.62
Entry Hourly Wage

1 This job may require a bachelor's degree or higher. Please review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options.

All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth. Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence


Why is This a Good Career Bet?

CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects job growth increase of 24% for accountants and auditors, 23% for financial examiners, 19% for financial analysts and 18% for tax preparers.

Many job options are available to people with accounting knowledge and skills, depending on the educational level and experience, including:

  • Accounting assistant
  • Accounting clerk
  • Accounts payable clerk
  • Accounts receivable clerk
  • Auditor
  • Billing clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Budget analyst
  • Cashier
  • Cost accountant
  • Financial analyst
  • Financial examiner
  • Inventory specialist
  • Payroll clerk
  • Securities clerk
  • Tax accountant
  • Tax preparer
  • Teller