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Career; Job stability of accountant?

Hi, I'm a math major college student in Midwest. I'm thinking about going for master program of accounting. Well, I know the job markets are pretty open for international students compared to financial service area. How about the stability? I think it is a really nice idea that accountant can open their own accountant office when they retire. That is, they can work as much as they can. OR, I wanna keep doing math (statistics) with bit of econ and find a job as a data analysis or actuary. Do they usually retire early from the companies? Like Investment Banker? What does investment Bankers do after they quit that jobs? I heard IB work is too hard so most people sort of quit(or be kicked out) within 10 years. I wanna know how great advantage accountant have compared to other financial service jobs that offer higher salary. thanks

Asked By: Hawk J - 11/16/2007
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Sometimes big companies vary the number of accountants so one year they are adding staff, the next year they are laying off, but otherwise the security is good in fact there is general security that even if you get layed off you can get work elsewhere because demand is so high... More
Answered By: Frank - 11/16/2007
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Excellent degree.
Answered By: frank - 11/16/2007
 
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