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Careers in Accounting

Accounting

$54,492 Average
Starting
Salary

$3,448 Average Bonus
(for those receiving a bonus)

Our undergraduate accounting majors and Certificate of Advanced Accountancy students continue to place with Big 4 accounting firms (Deloitte, EY, KPMG, and PwC); other public accounting firms (BKD, Blackman Kallick, CliftonLarsonAllen, Crowe Horwath, DOZ, KSM, McGladrey & Pullen, and John R. Waters and Co., among others); consulting firms (Accenture, A. T. Kearney, and Rook Consulting); Fortune 1000 corporations (Abbott, ArcelorMittal, Caterpillar, Cummins, Eli Lilly, and United Technologies Corp., among others); smaller corporations, federal and state government agencies, and not-for-profits across the U.S.

 

What Can You Be?

Financial analyst, auditor, tax accountant, corporate accountant, internal auditor, insurance accountant, pricing analyst, consultant, financial advisor, business analyst, fraud analyst, revenue analyst, government accountant, management accountant or cost accountant.  Many accountants go on to be leaders in organizations and become CFOs (Chief Financial Officers), CEOs (Chief Executive Officers) and partners.