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How hard is it to find an accounting job with an associates degree?

I'm going for my associates in accounting right now. I know it's too late to back out now but I am worried about the possibility of finding a job in accounting once I earn my degree. I have heard conflicting stories and information. What are my chances of finding at least an entry level job once i earn my degree??

Asked By: toomuchtv23 - 12/27/2011
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There are a few things that I don't know like your age or state where you live, but I can tell you that I am 27 and live in California and I find it rather easy to get accounting jobs. I have worked in accounting departments for the past 8 years; I did Payroll Processing for 4 years, A/R for 1 year, GL balancing for 2... More
Answered By: That - 12/27/2011
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You should be able to get a seasonal job with one of the Income Tax preparers to get some practical experience and/or become an accounting clerk with with a large business. You will not be accepted as a full fledged accountant with an associates degree.
Answered By: Bill - 12/27/2011
 
I work in the Philippines. I do not know how is it different from working in your country but here, accountant is one of the in demand jobs. Almost all types of business needs accounting... More
Answered By: Orlando Calundan - 12/28/2011
 
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