Job Outlook

The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor indicates employment of accountants is expected to grow 14 percent from 2010 to 2020. In response to recent financial crises and the regulations to follow, the demand for financial documentation is expected to increase. 

Potential Earnings

According to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, starting wages for accountants are almost $12 per hour. The average wage per hour for an experienced accountant is $16.