Without question, there are many methods that accountants can use to improve upon their employment benefits such as salary, paid time off, fringe benefits and more. In the field of accounting and finance, credentialing is one of the fastest tracks to immediate validation, recognition, exposure, compensation, and opportunity. The question though is which credential would most likely have the greatest affect on your career. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for accounting positions will increase 22% between 2008 and 2018 which equates to about 194,000 new job openings. Take a look at this infographic by Bisk Education as it points out the greatest differences between being employed as a CPA compared to being employed as an accountant non-CPA.
Infographic by Bisk CPA Review, learn more about the fastest route to becoming a CPA.