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Accounting Subject Research Guide

Key Resources in Accounting

What Can I Do With a Degree in Accounting?

Accounting is an in-demand field--and it's growing!

People with a degree in accounting are able to get a variety of positions, and not just a job as an accountant.

People with degrees in Accounting often receive positions such as:

  • Auditor
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Financial Analyst
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Consultant
  • IRS Investigator
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Tax Accountant
  • Controller

Finding Jobs in Accounting

If you're a student looking to jumpstart your career in Accounting with a related job or internship, Career Services at Saint Leo University can help. You can also use your Handshake account to search for student jobs and internships. Click here to learn more about Handshake and how to access job postings.

Accountants and Auditors: Occupational Outlook

2018 Median Pay
$70,500 per year
$33.89 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Bachelor's degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2018 1,424,000
Job Outlook, 2018-28 6% (As fast as average)
Employment Change, 2018-28 90,700