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Program Details

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

About this Program

The Accounting Clerk Diploma prepares students for long term office positions in bookkeeping and accounting. Prospective students should have an average or above average academic record. Personal characteristics of successful accountants include an aptitude for working with numbers, strong organizational skills, good communication skills, and attention to detail.

An accounting clerk performs any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties. A clerk maintains accounting records, posts details of business transactions such as receipts, disbursements, and checks, reconciles bank statements, prepares vouchers and invoices, and assists management with other accounting duties.


Program Locations

  • St. Cloud Technical and Community College 56303

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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St. Cloud Technical and Community College
St. Cloud Technical and Community College
1540 Northway Drive Saint Cloud, MN 56303 Toll-Free: (800) 222-1009 Local: (320) 308-5089 TTY: (320) 308-5988