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Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks (43-3031)

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. Excludes Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks (43-3051).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 4765 5025 5.46 298 273 597
United States 1707700 1641900 0.0 101900 93200 188500
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 21.20 13.01 16.31 20.39 25.21 30.72
Alaska 23.66 14.24 18.90 23.31 28.43 32.73
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 23.63 14.96 18.76 23.30 28.49 32.40
Fairbanks North Star Borough 23.90 14.23 19.46 23.73 28.49 34.04
Balance of State 23.63 12.87 18.99 23.28 28.30 33.58

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.