Accounting Jobs are on the Rise

Approximately 140,300 new jobs for accountants and auditors are expected to be created by the year 2026, according to a new forecast.

Source: Accounting Today

Accountants and auditors held about 1.4 million jobs in 2016. The largest employers of accountants and auditors were:

Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services 25%

Government 8%

Finance and insurance 8%

Management of companies and enterprises 7%

Self-employed 7%

New York

Who’s Hiring: NBA | Columbia University | Vimeo

Hiring for: Accountant | Staff Accountant

Number of Jobs: 1,779

Median Salary: $67, 817


Who’s Hiring: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts | Tufts Medical Center

Hiring for: Investment Accountant | Accountant

Number of Jobs: 998

Median Salary: $64,400

San Francisco

Who’s Hiring: Delta Dental | Hood & Strong | Salesforce

Hiring for: Accountant | Tax Manager | Revenue Staff Accountant

Number of Jobs: 1,016

Median Salary: $73,766


Who’s Hiring: PepsiCo | Chicago Public Schools | Walgreens

Hiring for: Accountant

Number of Jobs: 1,076

Median Salary: $62,943

Source:, Obtained November 2018

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