Bookkeepers can work in varies industries such as:
- Professional, scientific and technical services
- Retail trade
Finance and insurance
- Wholesale trade
Many bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks work full time. About 25% of bookkeepers work on a part time basis.
The Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL) reports the statewide average annual income for bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks is $44,956 and the entry level hourly rate is $14.58.
Employment in this occupation is expected to grow about as fast as average, and the number of annual openings will offer excellent job opportunities.
The CTDOL projects an average of 197 annual job openings through 2024.