Accounting Assistant Career Outlook

Percent Employed

40%

Employed

 

Northwood Tech 2020-2021 Graduate Follow-Up Survey 

Employed in Related Field

100%

Employed in a Related Field

 

Northwood Tech 2020-2021 Graduate Follow-Up Survey

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$21,838 - $90,000

Range of Yearly Salary

2020-2021 Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Program Snapshot Report (this statewide data may or may not include Northwood Tech graduates’ responses) 

 

 


Careers

Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Accounting Clerk

Accounting clerks produce financial records for organizations. They record financial transactions, update statements, and check financial records for accuracy.

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Payroll Clerk

Payroll clerks process employees' paychecks by collecting payroll data and timesheets. They also update and maintain employee payroll records, prepare reports, and answer employee payroll questions.

 

Additional opportunities include:

  • Accounts Receivable Clerk

  • Accounts Payable Clerk

Related Program

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your Accounting Assistant technical diploma, you can continue your education to obtain the Accounting associate degree and transfer your credits to another college to earn your bachelor's degree. Northwood Tech has articulation agreements with a variety of four-year universities. 

Potential careers available with further education include:

  • Accounting Manager
  • Accountant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Budget Analyst
  • Cost Accountant
  • Payroll Accountant 
  • Tax Accountant

Hear From Graduates

"Northwood Tech's Accounting program offers classes that are applicable to the real world and are taught by helpful and knowledgeable instructors." 

"Elizabeth W., Accounting Assistant graduate

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715.319.7331

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