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Welcome to Opportunities
in Accounting

Every business depends on finance professionals. It’s a profession that will never go out of style.

Today’s accounting careers require business savvy and specialized skills – the kind you can only get in a top-notch career education program.

With your Saddleback College education, you can launch a high-paying career right away, or save money while you earn fully transferable credits toward a bachelor’s degree in Accounting.

Salay Information for Accounting
Potential Salaries

$42,570 - $86,370

Per Year

Career Information for Accounting
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Transfer University Information
Potential Careers


Payroll Clerk


Auditing Clerk

Companies Hiring for Accounting
Hiring Companies

H&R Block


Creative Arts Agency

Many More!

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Finance professionals are in demand. Count on it!  Here are just a few of the many careers and their average salaries.

Bookkeeping, Accounting and Auditing Clerk - $46,340

Statement Clerk - $42,570

Billing, Cost and Rate Clerk - $42,570

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks - $50,900

Accountant/Auditor (w/ further education) - $75,690

Budget Analyst (w/ further education) - $86,730

Saddleback College offers three certificate programs in Accounting. Each pathway fulfills many of the requirements for transfer to a four-year bachelor’s degree program.

For more information about these programs, you can also visit the main Saddleback website’s Accounting page.

  • Accounting (Certificate of Achievement)
  • Computerized Accounting Specialist (Certificate of Achievement)
  • Tax Preparation (Certificate of Achievement)

H&R Block * BDO * Deloitte * Netflix * El Super Markets * Marriott International * BWDWN * Creative Arts Agency * And Many More! *

The Accounting Department (BGS 226) can be contacted at (949) 582-4773.

Donald Bowman, Department Chair - (949) 582-4484

Dr. Alex Llorente, Professor - (949) 582-4592

Elizabeth Jennison, Professor - (949) 582-4655

Jane Medling, Professor - (949) 348-6171

Saddleback College is proud to be Orange County’s premier provider of low-cost career education. See the 2019 Cost of Education Statement for the most recent information on cost of attendance.

For financial aid, visit the Student Financial Assistance & Scholarship Office online, for details on financial assistance sources, including grants, loans, scholarships, work-study opportunities, and more!

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