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Why Graduates Aren’t Hot on Accounting Careers: Low Starting Pay, Onerous Testing

Why Graduates Aren't Hot on Accounting Careers: Low Starting Pay, Onerous Testing

The Wall Street Journal reports that graduates entering the workforce this year who are considering careers in accounting should see plenty of demand for their services as the industry grapples with a dearth of candidates. But even so, they may find what companies are willing to pay them underwhelming, particularly given the rigorous academic and testing requirements required to follow this career path.