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Accounting Honors Employment Statistics

The Accounting Honors program teaches analytical thinking and strong communication skills, which push students to think outside their comfort zone. Such an innovative teaching strategy by the department's best faculty has direct application in the business world and will ensure success in a rewarding and diverse career path.

The data presented pertain to the Accounting Honors Class of 2013.

Acceptance Distribution

  Timing of Job Acceptances  
  Accepted offer within three months of graduation 100 percent

Type of Degree Achieved at the Fisher College of Business

  BSBA/MAcc Combined 37.5 percent
  Bachelor's Degree + MAcc 12.5 percent
  Bachelor's Degree Only 50 percent

Base Salary

  Average Base Salary $51,462
  Median Base Salary $48,000
  Base Salary Range $47,500 - $59,000

Function Distribution

  Function Percentage of Class
  Big Four Public Accounting- includes audit, consulting, tax and transaction analysis 63.7 percent
  Ohio State Master of Accounting non-combined 13.7 percent
  Industry- includes accounting and finance areas 9.1 percent
  Investment Banking 4.5 percent
  Law School 4.5 percent
  Financial Accounting Standards Board 4.5 percent

Hiring Companies

  Accenture
  Deloitte
  EY
  JP Morgan Chase
  KPMG
  PricewaterhouseCoopers

Geographic Location by City

A little over sixty percent of the class of 2013 chose to stay in Columbus, Ohio. The remainder of the 2013 class began their careers in the cities of Cincinnati, Cleveland, Findlay, Norwalk, CT, and New York, NY.