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Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $21.43
Statewide median: $20.95

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks *

Area Low Median High
U S
$15.87 $19.82 $24.86
Minnesota
$17.30 $21.43 $25.47
Central Minnesota
$16.68 $19.90 $24.48
Northeast Minnesota
$13.74 $17.73 $22.39
Northwest Minnesota
$15.23 $19.05 $23.45
Southeast Minnesota
$15.96 $19.44 $23.71
Southwest Minnesota
$15.29 $18.66 $23.11
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$18.81 $22.65 $26.64

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 31,110 workers employed in this very large career.

Where do Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is shrinking.

There will be a need for about 37,949 new Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
Area Employment Employment Change
2016 2026 Number Percent
U S 1,730,500 1,705,300 -25,200 -1.5%
Minnesota 35,931 34,922 -1,009 -2.8%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2016 2026 Number Percent
Northwest Minnesota 3,738 3,604 -134 -3.6%
Central Minnesota 3,531 3,651 120 3.4%
Northeast Minnesota 1,966 1,812 -154 -7.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 21,270 20,607 -663 -3.1%
Southeast Minnesota 2,686 2,592 -94 -3.5%
Southwest Minnesota 2,815 2,652 -163 -5.8%


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