Accounting is the study of how any companies or organizations keep the record of their income and expenses over the period of time. Accounting is one of the best jobs in USA as it is hassle free, highly rewarding and demanding job.

Training and Career Opportunities
You can get accounting training both on- campus and online. The majority jobs require only bachelor's degree in accounting. But if you have a certification or master's degree, you will have an advantage in the job market.

Accounting jobs offers interesting and demanding work that is always evolving as accountants spend a most of their time looking under the hoods of corporations. There are many successful players and most chief financial officers of large businesses have a milieu in accounting. Following are the key areas for accounting careers

  • Budget Analysis
  • Accounting Auditing
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Tax Accounting

Entry Level Jobs for Accounting Majors
More than 20,000 accounting majors employed for public accounting firms in entry level positions every year. These jobs are open up mainly to recently minted business graduates who previously had accounting internships in college. They hire you on your communication skills and your grades. You have to start your job with typical auditing of businesses.

Government Jobs
Accounting majors can get jobs at state level or the national level. Government accountant job is to manage and create budgets, track records of income and expenses and analyze government programs. At a national level they get jobs in Defense department, universal accounting office and Internal Revenue Service.

Salary for Accounting Majors
The salary for accounting majors at entry level position is approximately $58,000. You can get more than this if you are experienced. In government sector you will get slightly lower salary than private sector.

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  • By Delaney on August 13, 2010, 2:51 pm Delaney Hello Sir, this is Delaney from Michigan. I want to know details of some companies in Michigan that provide high salary for accounting majors with 5 years of experience. Can you please help? Give Contact details of those companies. Thank you very much.
  • By G F on August 14, 2010, 12:14 pm G F Dear sir, I have go master's degree in accounting in 2002 & I have 7.5 years experience in accounts department. Now I am looking for a accounting manager's position in a well organized firm jobs. If you give me chance to work in your company, I would be very grateful to you.
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