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What Kind of Salary Can I Expect?

Accounting Assistant

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Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks

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Job Growth


7% (As fast as average)

Source: Colorado Bureau of Labor and Statistics



Students that pursue degrees beyond PPCC, may also consider advanced careers in fields such as:

There are numerous professional organizations that represent the accounting industry in which students may find more information regarding accounting careers and professional support.

Finding work in your field (or any field) can be challenging for anyone. Here are some resources that you can use to find a career that suits you and build a resume to win a job.

  • Pikes Peak Workforce Center Website - A comprehensive resource that offers job search assistance, resume preparation, and other career-related services for job seekers in the Pikes Peak region. 
  • Robert Half Research and Insights - A widely respected human resources consulting firm - Robert Half research and insights can give you industry respected tips and advice for job searches and resumes.
  • PPCC Career Services - The college's portal for students and employers to post and search for jobs. You may also visit the PPCC Jobs website for on-campus student employment opportunities

As an accounting student you have the option to participate in internship programs that provide you with the opportunity to work in the industry, to gain practical experience and see the different aspects of working in a professional environment that you may not see in a classroom setting.