Department of Accountancy & Taxation

What is the Employment Outlook for Our Graduates?

The future looks bright for our alumni. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 140,300 new jobs to open in the accounting field by 2026. The profession is expected to grow by 10 percent, consistent with the 10 percent growth in financial specialist jobs as a whole.


States with the highest employment level in this occupation:
State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 143,670 8.61 0.99 $40.16 $83,540
Texas 116,000 9.76 1.12 $39.10 $81,330
New York 108,130 11.74 1.35 $45.88 $95,430
Florida 73,910 8.78 1.01 $33.68 $70,050
Pennsylvania 52,150 9.02 1.04 $35.93 $74,730


Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 323,140 34.51 $39.90 $83,000


Recent Recruiters of Bauer MSACCY Graduates


Chevron Corporation

Chevron Phillips Chemical

Citation Oil and Gas Corp.


Ensco PLC

Enterprise Products Partners

Ernst & Young

Flato Williams & Patterson P.C.

Technip FMC

Frierson, Sola, Simonton & Kutac PLLC


Grant Thornton

Harris County


Liao, Kin & Company PC

LyondellBasell Industries N.V.

Marathon Oil

Marcus & Millichap

McConnell & Jones LLP

Merrick Systems

Mighty Lift, Inc.

Millas CPA

National Oilwell Varco Inc.

Newfield Exploration

PFP Technology

PKF Texas


Southwestern Energy

UHY LLP Certified Public Accountants

University of Houston

Weaver & Tidwell, L.L.P.

Weinstein Spira