Accounting at Aquinas College

Careers

Quick Facts: Accountants and Auditors
2018 Median Pay $70,500 per year 
$33.89 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Bachelor's degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2016 1,397,700
Job Outlook, 2016-26 10% (Faster than average)
Employment Change, 2016-26 139,900

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


For-profit, nonprofit, and governmental organizations all need accountants in order to function properly. In addition, public accounting firms offering services in tax, assurance, and consulting have a strong demand for qualified staff. Entry-level positions in the field of accounting generally provide excellent opportunities for advancement.

The Aquinas College Accounting Department and Career Services work together to curate the Accounting Majors Network. Through this site, students access information about employment opportunities ranging from corporate finance internships to full-time auditing positions with public accounting firms.

To make an appointment with Career Services to learn more see: https://www.aquinas.edu/aq-advantage-center