Becoming a CPA takes work and effort, but the benefits go far beyond job security and salary. You’re working to become an essential part of the business world.
What’s In it For You
higher salary than regular accountants
Becoming a CPA is an investment. CPAs have the potential to boost their earnings by $1 million of their lifetime compared to a non-CPA in the same position.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment for people with a CPA license is projected to grow by 22% between now and 2028.
When you earn your CPA you become a member of a an exclusive worldwide community of over a million strong
Worth the Work
Becoming certified is a lot like getting a law license. It’s proof that you've mastered the vital elements of your profession through years of academic and technical training. As a CPA, you’ll also have access to jobs with higher authority and responsibility — and you’ll enjoy greater career stability. Best of all, being a CPA allows you to do meaningful work with highly motivated and multi-talented people. CPAs get to pick from highly-specialized job functions, ranging from auditing to information technology. You can pursue jobs that will let you travel internationally — or find opportunities to give back through work for non-profit organizations.
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Over one million strong and growing
Why the accounting profession will welcome you with open arms
Accounting for a cause
Marry your passion with your CPA skills in the non-profit field
Working abroad as a CPA
Thinking about taking your skills as a CPA to an exotic foreign land? Countries everywhere are clamoring for your knowledge on how to rock today’s global economy.