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Careers in Accounting

By the year 2026, the career field of accounting is expected to grow by 10%, faster than the average growth for most other professions.

Individuals with a bachelor's degree in accounting have the option to pursue various career opportunities including those in the areas of forensic accounting, public accounting, corporate accounting, government, education and not-for-profit organizations.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median annual salary for an accountant in 2018 was $70,500 or $33.89 per hour.

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Video: Iowa City High Accounting Rap Song

Check out the following fun video of students and faculty at Iowa City High School in Iowa City, Iowa who are very passionate about the field of accounting.