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Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

in Massachusetts

Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers. Excludes "Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks" (43-3051).

Occupation Projection for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

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Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
433031  Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 46,074 44,879 -1,195 -2.59 % 2,816 2,185 -120 4,881 Some college, no degree 

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2018
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    6,260  14 % 6,330  14 % 70  1 % $51,040
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    6,260  14 % 6,330  14 % 70  1 % $51,040
Health Care and Social Assistance    3,860  8 % 3,800  8 % -60  -2 % $47,610
Finance and Insurance    3,570  8 % 3,410  8 % -160  -4 % $51,460
Construction    3,500  8 % 3,570  8 % 70  2 % $45,940
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    3,470  8 % 3,450  8 % -20  -0 % $42,090
Administrative and Support Services    3,290  7 % 3,260  7 % -30  -1 % $42,080
Wholesale Trade    3,100  7 % 2,900  6 % -200  -6 % $47,960
Specialty Trade Contractors    2,300  5 % 2,360  5 % 60  2 % $45,100
Other Services (except Government)    2,210  5 % 2,150  5 % -60  -3 % $41,690
Management of Companies and Enterprises    1,900  4 % 1,840  4 % -60  -3 % $47,010
Management of Companies and Enterprises    1,900  4 % 1,840  4 % -60  -3 % $47,010
Accommodation and Food Services    1,800  4 % 1,740  4 % -60  -4 % $45,020
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investm    1,780  4 % 1,700  4 % -80  -5 % $55,360
Educational Services    1,760  4 % 1,790  4 % 30  2 % $53,880
Educational Services    1,760  4 % 1,790  4 % 30  2 % $53,880
Food and Beverage Stores    1,580  3 % 1,520  3 % -60  -4 % $35,030
Ambulatory Health Care Services    1,520  3 % 1,510  3 % -10  -0 % $47,230
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing    1,360  3 % 1,310  3 % -50  -3 % $45,660
Food Services and Drinking Places    1,270  3 % 1,230  3 % -40  -3 % $45,650
Real Estate    1,230  3 % 1,190  3 % -40  -3 % $46,830
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    1,230  3 % 1,160  3 % -70  -6 % $48,340
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    1,170  3 % 1,070  2 % -100  -9 % $45,940
Repair and Maintenance    1,040  2 % 1,020  2 % -20  -2 % $39,460
Hospitals    1,020  2 % 980  2 % -40  -4 % $51,260
Information    1,010  2 % 860  2 % -150  -14 % $52,750
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    950  2 % 930  2 % -20  -1 % $54,540
Construction of Buildings    870  2 % 900  2 % 30  3 % $46,300
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org    850  2 % 820  2 % -30  -4 % $45,040
Social Assistance    850  2 % 830  2 % -20  -3 % $45,390
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities    830  2 % 780  2 % -50  -7 % $46,860
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers    750  2 % 740  2 % -10  -2 % $42,190
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    710  2 % 680  2 % -30  -4 % $50,470
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    600  1 % 540  1 % -60  -9 % $45,120
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation    600  1 % 590  1 % -10  -1 % $44,320
Accommodation, including Hotels and Motels    540  1 % 500  1 % -40  -7 % $43,630
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    480  1 % 480  1 % 0  2 % $45,950
Nonstore Retailers    460  1 % 460  1 % 0  -1 % $46,580
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers    440  1 % 420  1 % -20  -4 % $41,390
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    430  1 % 360  1 % -70  -16 % $51,750
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    410  1 % 300  1 % -110  -27 % $52,770
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries    370  1 % 370  1 % 0  -2 % $45,750
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction    330  1 % 320  1 % -10  -3 % $53,120
Personal and Laundry Services    320  1 % 320  1 % 0  -1 % $41,290
Miscellaneous Store Retailers    280  1 % 250  1 % -30  -8 % $41,690
Food Manufacturing    260  1 % 250  1 % -10  -2 % $45,150
Truck Transportation    250  1 % 230  1 % -20  -7 % $47,040
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    240  1 % 210  0 % -30  -11 % $48,210
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    240  1 % 230  1 % -10  -5 % $51,150
Telecommunications    210  0 % 190  0 % -20  -11 % $47,930
Gasoline Stations    200  0 % 190  0 % -10  -4 % $38,250
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation    190  0 % 180  0 % -10  -3 % $43,180
Waste Management and Remediation Service    180  0 % 190  0 % 10  5 % $42,270
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores    180  0 % 160  0 % -20  -11 % $41,810
Printing and Related Support Activities    170  0 % 150  0 % -20  -16 % $44,980
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing    170  0 % 160  0 % -10  -6 % $48,690
Machinery Manufacturing    170  0 % 150  0 % -20  -11 % $48,860
Health and Personal Care Stores    160  0 % 150  0 % -10  -5 % $46,010
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores    150  0 % 140  0 % -10  -9 % $39,410
Other Information Services    140  0 % 140  0 % 0  -2 % $51,090
Chemical Manufacturing    130  0 % 120  0 % -10  -10 % $52,020
Warehousing and Storage    110  0 % 110  0 % 0  3 % $45,920
Support Activities for Transportation    110  0 % 110  0 % 0  -4 % $48,490
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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