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Bookkeeping and Accounting Clerks

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Bookkeeping and accounting clerks record financial transactions for government, business, and other organizations. They compute, classify, record, and verify numerical data in order to develop and maintain accurate financial records. There are nearly 1.6 million bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks employed in the United States.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $75,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

Decline
Personality Traits

Conventional

Organized

Technical

Career Ladder
Division Manager, or Accountant, or Auditor

Department Head or Office Manager

Bookkeeping/Accounting Clerk

Entry-Level Clerk or Office Assistant

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