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 2017 to 2025. In response to recent financial crises and the regulations to follow, the demand for financial documentation is expected to increase.

Job 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.

Special Notice

This program does not qualify students for certification as a certified public accountant. In order to qualify to become a certified public accountant, the student must successfully complete the requirements set forth by the Florida Board of Accountancy.