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Posted October 11, 2015 by

Salary Data and Occupational Outcomes for Accounting Majors

69.4% of recent graduates in this major are employed full-time. These are the top occupations for recent graduates in Accounting:
Occupation First Year Avg. Salary Percentage of Accounting grads in this occupational field
Accountants and Auditors  $41,600 54.2%
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks  $33,000 2.9%
Financial Managers  $43,400 1.7%
Managers, All Other  $47,500 1.6%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers  $32,900 1.6%
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants  $24,000 1.4%
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers  $30,800 1.3%
Emergency Management Directors  $43,700 1.2%
Credit Counselors  $38,000 1.1%
Tellers  $16,500 1.1%
Tax Preparers  $37,000 1.1%

Note: Values in the right hand column do not total to 100% as we do not include occupations of less than 1%. Data courtesy of Educate to Career.