Accounting Technician

at Hennepin Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 31
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The accounting technician is a key member in the accounting department who specializes in a certain area of preparing and maintaining the business records. You may be assigned to the accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll or other accounting areas. Skills in journaling and posting transactions, preparing financial reports or in the preparation of payroll records are necessary. Accounting technicians must be able to use computerized accounting software, spreadsheets, word processing and other data information software. Individuals entering this field must be team players who display a willingness to share their specialized knowledge with other accounting areas.

Program Locations

  • Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park 55445
  • Hennepin Technical College, Eden Prairie 55347

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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Hennepin Technical College
Hennepin Technical College
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