Business Administration 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


Northwest Arkansas Area Wages

Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $23,114 annually

Average Wage................................................................................................. $32,797 annually

 

Billing & Posting Clerks:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $23,494 annually

Average Wage................................................................................................. $30,807 annually

 

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, & Clerks:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $27,451 annually

Average Wage................................................................................................. $33,473 annually