Accountant Career

Job Description: Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.


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Accountant Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$76,730

Median Hourly Wage

$36.89*

Total Employed Nationally

1,246,540


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.