Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

2.5/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $20.39 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 93% (You are doomed)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
There aren't any important qualities of this job that can't be easily automated
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks' job openings is expected to decline by -3% by 2030
'Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks' was $42,410, or $20.39 hourly
'Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks' are paid 1.1% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks?

As of 2020 there were 1,443,940 people employed as Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks within the United States.
This represents around 1.04% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 96 people are employed as Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks.

Job description

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.

SOC Code: 43-3031.00

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