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2023 Accounting Salary

There are about 243,385 students enrolled in Accounting in the USA.

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Enrolling in college is a major investment for most undergraduates. It's important to be assured you get a high return on that investment. We aim for the following income and career information to aid you in deciding your focus at college.

The average Accounting graduate draws a first year income of $47,050 per annum (top 27%). With experience in their jobs, they commonly take home something between $27,058 and $101,521, but average near $53,200. For context, that is 38% higher than the national average.

The most common work title for an Accounting graduate is Analyst, which normally make near $54,000; next are Account Executive and Consultant, which normally make around $36,000 and $56,000 respectively.

New England has the most well paid Accounting graduates. CT has the most well paid Accounting alumni of any state. The highest earning conference for Accounting graduates is West Coast Conference.

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