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Accounting

Career Opportunities

The following information is provided for your reference when considering your degree goals. This is an estimation of earning potential in relation to position and degree attained.

Certificate in ACC

  • Office and/or Accounting staff
  • Career range = $15,000 to $35,000

Associate degree in ACC

  • Accounting Clerk $31750 - $41500
  • AR/AP Clerk $31750 - $41000
  • Payroll Clerk $31750 - $40750

Bachelors degree in ACC

  • Public Accounting starting $45750 - $56500
  • Payroll Supervisor $48500 - $72000
  • Assistant Controller $63500 - $87750

Masters degree in ACC or TAX

  • Controller $79250 - $106000
  • Professor $50,000 to over $100,000

Certified Public Accountant

  • CFO $105250 - $151750
  • Audit Partner $94250 - $134500
  • Tax Partner $95500 - $136500

Note: Salary data displayed here has been collected from the 2015 Salary Guide for Accounting and Finance by Robert Half