Accountants and Auditors

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What do they do?

Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data.

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Accountants and Auditors in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Accountants and Auditors is projected to grow 2 percent from 2018 to 2028, more slowly than average compared to all occupations.

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Projected Employment

No Data Available

Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 2.7%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #21 in job growth rate
  • 4,990

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #8 in net job growth

Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (2.9%)
  • Master's degree (21.5%)
  • Bachelor's degree (55.7%)
  • Associate's degree (9.1%)
  • Some college, no degree (6.8%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (3.8%)
  • Less than high school diploma (0%)

Percent of workers in this field

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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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