Information About Bookkeeping, Accounting, And Auditing Clerks

Training Requirements for Bookkeeping, Accounting, And Auditing Clerks

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks need some college, no degree.

Degrees for Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks
Training for Bookkeeping, Accounting, And Auditing Clerks
Percent
Less than High School 3.5
High School 27.9
Some College 37.6
Associates Degree 11.1
Bachelors Degree 16.3
Masters Degree 3.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.5

Employment outlook for Bookkeeping, Accounting, And Auditing Clerks

Represents about 1,760,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 148,000 less bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 172,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks make $19.34 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks $11.48 $14.73 $18.46 $23.29 $28.67
Office and administrative support occupations $9.95 $12.39 $16.37 $21.90 $28.46
Financial clerks $10.93 $13.57 $17.23 $21.92 $27.07
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks make $40,220 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks $23,880 $30,640 $38,390 $48,440 $59,630
Office and administrative support occupations $20,700 $25,760 $34,050 $45,550 $59,190
Financial clerks $22,740 $28,220 $35,840 $45,590 $56,310
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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