Accountants

Job Description

Accountants help ensure that a hospital runs efficiently and its financial records are kept accurately. Accountants analyze and communicate financial information. They prepare, analyze and verify financial documents to provide information to hospital administrators. Many accountants also offer budget analysis, financial and investment planning.

Academic Requirements

Most health care accounting positions require a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Some employers may prefer applicants with a master’s degree in accounting or those with a master’s degree in health care administration with a concentration in accounting.

Accountants
$40-60
Thousand
Average
Salary
Low
Patient
Interaction
8.19%
Job
Growth
 
None
Blood
Interaction
Bachelor's degree
Education
Required

Schools

Drury University

900 N. Benton Avenue
Springfield, 65802

Lincoln University

820 Chestnut
Jefferson City, 65101
School results are based on career category, not specific degree field. For specific program and degree information, please visit the school page.

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