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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).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
433031  Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 41,475 37,244 -4,231 -10.20 % 407 407 Some college, no degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    5,530  13 % 4,760  13 % -770  -14 % $46,420
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    5,530  13 % 4,760  13 % -770  -14 % $46,420
Health Care and Social Assistance    3,800  9 % 3,720  10 % -80  -2 % $44,810
Finance and Insurance    3,640  9 % 3,330  9 % -310  -9 % $47,610
Construction    2,930  7 % 2,640  7 % -290  -10 % $46,260
Wholesale Trade    2,830  7 % 2,470  7 % -360  -13 % $44,250
Educational Services    2,410  6 % 2,180  6 % -230  -10 % $54,740
Educational Services    2,410  6 % 2,180  6 % -230  -10 % $54,740
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    2,060  5 % 1,900  5 % -160  -8 % $39,360
Specialty Trade Contractors    2,030  5 % 1,820  5 % -210  -10 % $46,220
Administrative and Support Services    1,900  5 % 1,750  5 % -150  -8 % $39,000
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities    1,900  5 % 1,750  5 % -150  -8 % $43,810
Other Services (except Government)    1,820  4 % 1,640  4 % -180  -10 % $41,510
Management of Companies and Enterprises    1,670  4 % 1,480  4 % -190  -12 % $46,050
Management of Companies and Enterprises    1,670  4 % 1,480  4 % -190  -12 % $46,050
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing    1,310  3 % 1,170  3 % -140  -11 % $46,400
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    1,300  3 % 1,110  3 % -190  -15 % $45,630
Ambulatory Health Care Services    1,290  3 % 1,310  4 % 20  2 % $44,520
Social Assistance    1,070  3 % 1,060  3 % -10  -1 % $42,000
Accommodation and Food Services    1,070  3 % 970  3 % -100  -10 % $42,730
Real Estate    1,050  3 % 940  3 % -110  -11 % $47,180
Hospitals    1,020  2 % 970  3 % -50  -5 % $47,230
Information    990  2 % 810  2 % -180  -18 % $50,930
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investm    920  2 % 850  2 % -70  -8 % $51,340
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org    890  2 % 810  2 % -80  -9 % $41,540
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    880  2 % 780  2 % -100  -12 % $42,350
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers    860  2 % 780  2 % -80  -9 % $39,120
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    820  2 % 730  2 % -90  -11 % $47,570
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation    770  2 % 690  2 % -80  -10 % $41,350
Food Services and Drinking Places    760  2 % 680  2 % -80  -10 % $43,200
Construction of Buildings    720  2 % 660  2 % -60  -9 % $46,260
Food and Beverage Stores    710  2 % 630  2 % -80  -11 % $32,300
Repair and Maintenance    710  2 % 630  2 % -80  -10 % $42,810
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    640  2 % 580  2 % -60  -9 % $43,960
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries    590  1 % 530  1 % -60  -9 % $44,250
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    520  1 % 400  1 % -120  -23 % $47,300
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers    480  1 % 410  1 % -70  -14 % $42,880
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    460  1 % 330  1 % -130  -27 % $48,280
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    420  1 % 390  1 % -30  -8 % $45,890
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    410  1 % 350  1 % -60  -14 % $43,540
Accommodation, including Hotels and Motels    320  1 % 290  1 % -30  -8 % $41,610
Nonstore Retailers    270  1 % 260  1 % -10  -6 % $42,660
Machinery Manufacturing    270  1 % 200  1 % -70  -25 % $48,350
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    260  1 % 200  1 % -60  -22 % $43,220
Data Processing, Hosting and Related Services    250  1 % 220  1 % -30  -10 % $47,580
Food Manufacturing    230  1 % 200  1 % -30  -13 % $44,530
Miscellaneous Store Retailers    220  1 % 180  0 % -40  -17 % $35,720
Personal and Laundry Services    220  1 % 190  1 % -30  -11 % $37,660
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation    180  0 % 160  0 % -20  -14 % $43,070
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction    180  0 % 160  0 % -20  -13 % $46,530
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing    180  0 % 150  0 % -30  -15 % $43,970
Printing and Related Support Activities    170  0 % 130  0 % -40  -20 % $46,310
Truck Transportation    160  0 % 150  0 % -10  -10 % $42,070
Waste Management and Remediation Service    160  0 % 150  0 % -10  -9 % $46,020
Chemical Manufacturing    140  0 % 120  0 % -20  -15 % $50,340
Health and Personal Care Stores    130  0 % 110  0 % -20  -13 % $37,470
Support Activities for Transportation    130  0 % 120  0 % -10  -6 % $42,040
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing    120  0 % 100  0 % -20  -16 % $46,680
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries    110  0 % 100  0 % -10  -11 % $39,080
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