Business Administration Accounting Career Snapshot

Accounting Career Snapshot

The Accounting Emphasis stresses modern accounting practices and how they fit into modern business practice. The critical importance of proper business ethics in the accounting profession is emphasized in this program.

Graduates May be Employed as…

  • Bookkeepers
  • Accounting Clerks
  • Billing & Posting Clerks
  • Credit Assistants
  • Administrative Assistants
  • Business Manager
  • Payroll Clerks
  • Accounts Payable Clerks
  • Accounts Receivable Clerks


Examples of Potential Area Employers

  • Utility Company Offices
  • City/County Offices
  • FedEx Freight/Ground
  • Tax Preparation Agencies
  • Federal Agencies
  • School Systems/Universities/Colleges
  • Insurance Agency Offices
  • Certified Public Accountant Firms
  • Hospitals
  • Banks


Arkansas Area Wages

Accountants and Auditors:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $37,540 annually

Mid-point Wage................................................................................................ $50,600 annually

Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $23,440 annually

Mid-point Wage................................................................................................ $35,900 annually

 

Billing and Posting Clerks:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $23,310 annually

Mid-point Wage................................................................................................ $29,860 annually

 

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, & Clerks:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $29,160 annually

Mid-point Wage................................................................................................ $47,170 annually

* Information from CareerOneStop