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Accountants and Auditors
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or $37.14 hourly
as of 2021
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness (52)
Assisting and Caring for Others (36)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (5)
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What have our users voted the risk to be?
This occupation has been voted '64%' by our users to be fully automated within the next two decades.
Our visitors have voted that it's quite likely this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. This is further validated by the automation risk level we have generated, which suggests a 71% chance of automation.
How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Accountants and Auditors' job openings is expected to rise 5.6% by 2031
'Accountants and Auditors' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Accountants and Auditors' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Accountants and Auditors' was $77,250, or $37.14 hourly
'Accountants and Auditors' are paid 68.8% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as accountants and auditors?
As of 2021 there were 1,318,550 people employed as Accountants and Auditors within the United States.
This represents around 0.94% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 106 people are employed as Accountants and Auditors.
Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data.
SOC Code: 13-2011.00
Can ChatGPT pass an accounting interview?
Here's a video from Certified Accountant Kostadin Ristovski on Chat GPT and accounting, where he asks it questions which an accountant should know the answer to, he's not impressed!
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