Accounting degrees offer great career potential!
"During the first ten years of work, accounting graduates enjoy a compound growth rate in mean salary of 13%. The compound growth rate increases to 24% over the next ten years as the graduates often move from technical accounting roles to well-paying leadership roles such as owner/president, vice-president, accounting firm partner, CEO/CFO, controller, or senior financial manager. By year ten, the median salary is in the top 10% of U.S. Adjusted Gross Income (AGI), and by year 15, the median salary is in the top 3%of AGI."
Source: Frecka, Mittelstaedt, and Stevens. Accounting Horizons (2021).