Accounting Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

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Accounting Major

What is the Median Salary Range for Accounting Majors?

U.S. Median Salary(starting)

$46,500

U.S. Median Salary(mid-career)

$77,600

Note: These numbers are national averages so you could make more or less than these amounts.

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