Accounting Assistant

at South Central College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 34
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

AA program that prepares individuals to provide technical administrative support to professional accountants and other financial management personnel. Includes instruction in posting transactions to accounts, record-keeping systems, accounting software operation, and general accounting principles and practices.n accounting clerk performs any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records.

Program Locations

  • South Central College, Mankato 56003
  • South Central College, Faribault 55021

Labor Market Information

  • Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
  • Median wage:$18.36/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Tax Preparers
  • Median wage:$18.69/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
  • Median wage:$20.61/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Human Resources Assistants
  • Median wage:$19.00/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Billing and Posting Clerks
  • Median wage:$17.54/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Tax Examiners and Collectors
  • Median wage:$26.63/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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South Central College
South Central College
1920 Lee Blvd. North Mankato, MN 56003 Toll-Free: (800) 722-9359 Local: (507) 389-7220 TTY: (507) 389-7200