M.S. Accounting - Career Destinations | UVA McIntire School of Commerce
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Career Destinations

Public accounting firms, including all of the “Big Four” and many national, regional, and local accounting firms, remain among the most popular employers of M.S. in Accounting graduates.

Class of 2019 Plac​ement Statistics

100%

placement rate

81%

sign with a Big Four firm

300+

recruiting companies

$61K

average starting salary

$50K-75K

FR&A Track salary range

$51K-70K

Tax Consulting Track salary range

2019 Placement by Geographic Region*
North America
 
   United States 94%
      Northeast:  New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island 21%
      Mid-Atlantic: DC, Virginia, Pennsylvania    61%
      South: North Carolina    3%
      Midwest: Illinois    3%
      West: California    6%
Asia
 
   China, Hong Kong  6%

   *Student-reported information as of January 2019.

Public Accounting Firms Employing Recent Graduates
​Corporate Partners ​Other Firms
​Baker Tilly ​​Bates White
Deloitte LLP BDO
Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP Cherry Bekaert & Holland
​Ernst & Young CST Group
Hantzmon Wiebel Grant Thornton LLP
​KPMG LLP ​Keiter
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP McGladrey
  Reznick Group

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