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An Accounting Degree Could Land You One Of The Best Jobs To Have For 2006

Some of the most satisfying and well paying jobs of 2006 are in medicine and finances. Here, we will discuss what an accounting degree can offer you in todays job market. Where finance and accounting careers have had rather spotty projections over 2004 and 2005, the year 2006 has been living up to projected rises in financial positions.

For a third consecutive year the Job Outlook survey of employers by the National Association of Colleges and Employers showed an increase in the amount of college graduates that they are planning to hire. Thats more than a fourteen percent increase from the academic year of 2004 to 2005.Overall, starting salary is also going up. Graduates with masters degrees can expect to earn four percent more than the previous year.

 Graduates with a bachelors degree will earn 3.7% more than they did last year.Why are these numbers going up? Over the last few years the demand for college educated professionals has risen and companies are going out of their way to get the best recruits they can. There has been an increase in on-campus recruiting by companies every year for the last three to four years.

What does this mean for you, the college student or recent graduate? It means this is the best time possible to land your dream career position. With businesses scrambling to attract the best graduates, this leaves you some breathing room to arrange things in such a way that youre the one who benefits.In this growing economy there are new financial compliance issues that require the attention and expertise of financial professionals. These goals and issues will make careers in accounting and finance a good place to be for the next few years in particular.

Prospective accounting students and anyone with interest can learn much about projected career growth and more helpful information by visiting the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook