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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

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
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 % $48,590
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    6,260  14 % 6,330  14 % 70  1 % $48,590
Health Care and Social Assistance    3,860  8 % 3,800  8 % -60  -2 % $46,220
Finance and Insurance    3,570  8 % 3,410  8 % -160  -4 % $49,190
Construction    3,500  8 % 3,570  8 % 70  2 % $45,230
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    3,470  8 % 3,450  8 % -20  -0 % $40,730
Administrative and Support Services    3,290  7 % 3,260  7 % -30  -1 % $40,550
Wholesale Trade    3,100  7 % 2,900  6 % -200  -6 % $46,350
Specialty Trade Contractors    2,300  5 % 2,360  5 % 60  2 % $43,950
Other Services (except Government)    2,210  5 % 2,150  5 % -60  -3 % $40,930
Management of Companies and Enterprises    1,900  4 % 1,840  4 % -60  -3 % $47,130
Management of Companies and Enterprises    1,900  4 % 1,840  4 % -60  -3 % $47,130
Accommodation and Food Services    1,800  4 % 1,740  4 % -60  -4 % $45,040
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investm    1,780  4 % 1,700  4 % -80  -5 % $52,530
Educational Services    1,760  4 % 1,790  4 % 30  2 % $54,990
Educational Services    1,760  4 % 1,790  4 % 30  2 % $54,990
Food and Beverage Stores    1,580  3 % 1,520  3 % -60  -4 % $33,160
Ambulatory Health Care Services    1,520  3 % 1,510  3 % -10  -0 % $45,530
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing    1,360  3 % 1,310  3 % -50  -3 % $45,330
Food Services and Drinking Places    1,270  3 % 1,230  3 % -40  -3 % $46,350
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    1,230  3 % 1,160  3 % -70  -6 % $46,900
Real Estate    1,230  3 % 1,190  3 % -40  -3 % $45,990
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    1,170  3 % 1,070  2 % -100  -9 % $44,620
Repair and Maintenance    1,040  2 % 1,020  2 % -20  -2 % $40,770
Hospitals    1,020  2 % 980  2 % -40  -4 % $48,290
Information    1,010  2 % 860  2 % -150  -14 % $53,490
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    950  2 % 930  2 % -20  -1 % $50,930
Construction of Buildings    870  2 % 900  2 % 30  3 % $46,940
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org    850  2 % 820  2 % -30  -4 % $42,100
Social Assistance    850  2 % 830  2 % -20  -3 % $45,520
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities    830  2 % 780  2 % -50  -7 % $45,280
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers    750  2 % 740  2 % -10  -2 % $39,210
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    710  2 % 680  2 % -30  -4 % $47,360
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    600  1 % 540  1 % -60  -9 % $44,190
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation    600  1 % 590  1 % -10  -1 % $43,900
Accommodation, including Hotels and Motels    540  1 % 500  1 % -40  -7 % $41,810
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    480  1 % 480  1 % 0  2 % $45,250
Nonstore Retailers    460  1 % 460  1 % 0  -1 % $43,380
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers    440  1 % 420  1 % -20  -4 % $45,630
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    430  1 % 360  1 % -70  -16 % $50,370
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    410  1 % 300  1 % -110  -27 % $52,980
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries    370  1 % 370  1 % 0  -2 % $44,320
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction    330  1 % 320  1 % -10  -3 % $49,810
Personal and Laundry Services    320  1 % 320  1 % 0  -1 % $38,380
Miscellaneous Store Retailers    280  1 % 250  1 % -30  -8 % $37,020
Food Manufacturing    260  1 % 250  1 % -10  -2 % $46,040
Truck Transportation    250  1 % 230  1 % -20  -7 % $43,230
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    240  1 % 210  0 % -30  -11 % $44,620
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    240  1 % 230  1 % -10  -5 % $47,890
Telecommunications    210  0 % 190  0 % -20  -11 % $47,570
Gasoline Stations    200  0 % 190  0 % -10  -4 % $35,440
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation    190  0 % 180  0 % -10  -3 % $41,050
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores    180  0 % 160  0 % -20  -11 % $40,250
Waste Management and Remediation Service    180  0 % 190  0 % 10  5 % $44,120
Printing and Related Support Activities    170  0 % 150  0 % -20  -16 % $49,220
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing    170  0 % 160  0 % -10  -6 % $45,840
Machinery Manufacturing    170  0 % 150  0 % -20  -11 % $48,200
Health and Personal Care Stores    160  0 % 150  0 % -10  -5 % $37,310
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores    150  0 % 140  0 % -10  -9 % $38,570
Other Information Services    140  0 % 140  0 % 0  -2 % $53,470
Chemical Manufacturing    130  0 % 120  0 % -10  -10 % $52,190
Support Activities for Transportation    110  0 % 110  0 % 0  -4 % $41,560
Warehousing and Storage    110  0 % 110  0 % 0  3 % $49,670
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